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ZZ Plant 'Zanzibar Gem'

Regular price $17.99
Sale price $17.99

Plant Description:

Discover the enchanting ZZ Plant 'Zanzibar Gem' from Lakewood Plant Company, a captivating addition to your indoor oasis. Characterized by its glossy, upward-reaching, oval-shaped leaves, this Zamioculcas zamiifolia is a low-maintenance beauty thriving in various sizes and pot options. Native to East Africa, particularly Zanzibar and Tanzania, the ZZ Plant earns its moniker 'Zanzibar Gem' for its immaculate, waxy leaves, often mistaken for artificial perfection.

NASA-Approved Air Purifier:

Embrace the dual allure of aesthetics and health benefits as our ZZ Plant is backed by NASA's 1989 Clean Air Study. Beyond its ornamental appeal, this plant actively contributes to a cleaner indoor environment by effectively removing airborne toxins.

Care Tips for a Happy ZZ Plant:

  • Adaptable to various lighting conditions: Flourish in bright, indirect sunlight, but our ZZ Plant is known for its versatility in different lighting environments.
  • Minimal watering needs: The ZZ Plant's thick rhizomes store water, making it drought-tolerant and perfect for forgetful gardeners.
  • Low maintenance charm: Enjoy the ZZ Plant's enduring beauty without the fuss, as it gracefully thrives indoors.

Plant Well-Being Signals:

  • Watch for these indicators to ensure your ZZ Plant's overall health: - Slow growth: A natural trait; the ZZ Plant takes its time to become the green gem you adore.
  • Yellowing leaves: A sign of overwatering; adjust your watering habits for a healthier ZZ Plant.
  • Brown tips: Can happen, but trim with ease – the ZZ Plant remains a resilient companion.

Pet Friendliness:

While the ZZ Plant is a resilient and charming addition to your home, it's important to note that it is toxic to humans and pets. Exercise caution and keep it out of reach to ensure a safe environment for all.

Common Pests and Problems:

While ZZ Plants are resilient, keep an eye out for pests like mealybugs and scale. Combat these issues with insecticidal soap, ensuring your ZZ Plant thrives in pristine condition.


Are Zanzibar gems easy to care for?

ZZ plants are celebrated for their resilience and tolerance to neglect, making them an excellent choice for beginner indoor gardeners.

How fast does the ZZ plant grow?

The ZZ Plant grows moderately, generating new stems annually and showcasing spurts of growth throughout the season.

How long can a ZZ plant live?

Known for its durability, the ZZ Plant is a long-lasting companion, earning the title of an heirloom plant that can be passed down through generations.

Shipping & Handling Options

Free Pickup:

  • Lakewood Plant Company HQ: 15612 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Select "Free Pickup" at checkout.
  • Receive a notification for plant pickup at our Lakewood shop.

Local Delivery:

  • Fixed price delivery for Zones 1-4 in Greater Cleveland.
  • Choose your zone during checkout.
  • Prompt and secure delivery to your specified address.

Nationwide Shipping:

  • Coming soon

Important Notes:

  • Orders processed within 3-5 business days.
  • Delivery times vary by method and location.
  • Contact for shipping inquiries.

14 Day Plant Guarantee

At Lakewood Plant Company in Lakewood, Ohio, we stand behind the quality of our plants with a guarantee that ensures your satisfaction. Our commitment is to deliver plants that are not only beautiful but also thriving and healthy. If, for any reason, your plants do not arrive in a happy and healthy condition, we guarantee a free replacement.

To take advantage of our guarantee, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving your order and provide a photo of the plants in question. Our dedicated team is here to make sure you have a positive and successful gardening experience.

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