Plant Care ZZ variegated

ZZ variegated


zamioculcas zamifolia variegata

How to care for ZZ variegated


How often to water your ZZ variegated

Water needs for ZZ variegated
0.5 cups
every 12

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

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for ZZ variegated in your home

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

ZZ variegated 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 💪.

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How to fertilize ZZ variegated

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

Care Summary for ZZ variegated

ZZ variegated

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 6ft from a window


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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