Handsome, tough, and arguably the greatest rapper of our generation, it's no wonder his queen is Bey. Not only is he reliable for consistently putting out critically successful albums (The Greenprint, The Green Album, Everything is Green), but he's also extremely reliable as a houseplant.
He's able to go without water for weeks on end and can survive in almost any light condition. As wildly successful as he is, Zee stays true to his roots and can often be seen basking in the streets of Brooklyn reminiscing about the good ole' days over at Plant-A-Fella Records.
Low to bright, indirect light.
Once every 2-3 weeks and likes to dry out completely.
Toxic to pets if ingested.
A 14-day surf trip to Bali is still in the cards.
Even borderline neglect can't kill him.
Pro-tip: Don’t let him sit in water or stay wet or he may experience root rot. If you find his leaves yellowing, you may be overwatering him. Erring on the side of neglect is advised.
Prized for its glossy leaves, the ZZ plant has evolved to tolerate the severe conditions of its native Southern Africa. An ancient plant that has seen extreme changes in climate over time, it’s notoriously adaptable indoors and stores water in its bulb-like rhizomes.
That said, the ZZ isn’t a succulent and falling leaves are a sign that it’s lacking water. Give it a good shower every couple of weeks and you’re good to go.
Size will vary, but total height is about 14 inches and container width is 4 inches.