Plant Care Variegated Zanzibar Gem

Variegated Zanzibar Gem

Taxonomy

Zamioculas zamiifolia variegata
Zamioculas

How to care for Variegated Zanzibar Gem

Water

How often to water your Variegated Zanzibar Gem

Water needs for Variegated Zanzibar Gem
0.5 cups
every 12

Variegated Zanzibar Gem 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 Variegated Zanzibar Gem

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Variegated Zanzibar Gem in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Variegated Zanzibar Gem: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Variegated Zanzibar Gem may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Variegated Zanzibar Gem

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Variegated Zanzibar Gem: 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 Variegated Zanzibar Gem after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Variegated Zanzibar Gem

Variegated Zanzibar Gem

Variegated Zanzibar Gem


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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