Zamia Black 'Raven' ZZ Plant
Zamia black 'Raven' ZZ plant is an extraordinary plant that is perfectly suitable for both beginners and experienced plant collectors. This is an easy to care for and hardiest indoor plant that can grow easily in bright indoor location. This plant gives an elegant look to the living room due to its striking rich purple-black foliage providing a beautiful contrast when potted in a light-colored planter/pot.
Plant special features
The Zamia 'Raven' or ZZ plants are known for their draught tolerant nature. They grow best when watered less frequently. Being tiny and cute, they are the perfect table décor when there is a lack of space. They thrive well in less care and maintenance if their habitat conditions are met. This is an excellent plant which could survive even in low light conditions for longer periods.
|Sunlight:||They thrive best in natural indirect light / artificial bright light, but they are adaptable to medium light conditions as well but if you want to see good growth, place them in bright indirect light or filtered light.|
|Watering:||Zamia ZZ black plant is susceptible to overwatering. Water once in 5-7 days when the potting medium is dry. Overwatering can lead to root rot. If the rotting is not contained, the fungal infection will spread throughout the plant.Maintaining a regular watering routine is the key.|
|Soil:||It requires a well drained and porous and nutrient rich soil medium.|
|Temperature and Humidity:||Ideal temperature ranges from 22 to 35 degrees C|
|Repotting:||At the time of repotting pick a pot that is at least 1-2 inches bigger than your previous pot.|
|Pruning:||Just prune if any branch of the plant is damaged or infected. New leaves will definitely come.|
Dos and Don’ts:
Make sure the plant gets adequate bright indirect light, but not direct sunlight.
Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
Brown Tips: This occurs when the plant lacks nutrients/ light. Place the plant in bright indirect sunlight and feed them with NPK based nutrients.
Styling and décor tips:
- It likes bright indirect light, thrives well on a northern windowsill or shelves that receives filtered sunlight . They make brilliant houseplants, and they look phenomenal in any home!
- Perfect for decking out your indoor spaces- there’s no way to bring in some vibrant color to your office desk or windowsill than growing the Zamia black ‘Raven’ plant.
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