Plant Care Raven ZZ Plant
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Raven ZZ Plant

5.0 out of 5 (8 experiences)

Raven ZZ Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Raven ZZ Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Taxonomy

Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Black Raven'
Zamioculcas
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Raven ZZ Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 6
Raven ZZ Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Raven ZZ Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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@Rjg
Austin, TX
Rating of the plant Raven ZZ Plant named Raven by Rjg on Greg, the plant care app
03/27/2021

Water it rarely. Cool Leaves. What’s not to love!?

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Farmington, CT
Rating of the plant Raven ZZ Plant named Raven by Shannonwatts33 on Greg, the plant care app
02/24/2021

Great for dark spaces and forgetful people

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@Jemb3
Teaneck, NJ
Rating of the plant Raven ZZ Plant named Babar by Jemb3 on Greg, the plant care app
03/03/2021

Least fussy of the plants!

How to care for Raven ZZ Plant

Water

How often to water your Raven ZZ Plant

Water needs for Raven ZZ Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Raven ZZ Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Raven ZZ Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Raven ZZ Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Raven ZZ Plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Raven ZZ Plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Raven ZZ Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Raven ZZ Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Raven ZZ Plant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Raven ZZ Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Raven ZZ Plant

Raven ZZ Plant

Raven ZZ Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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