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could you please give me some information on the above plant. i purchased on from IKEA yesterday but the only information was general care, please can you tell me the height and width to which they grow/ thank you

On plant zamioculcas smaragd



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Only recently has this plant been seen in the UK (Its name is heard even less!). Zamioculcas is beginning to find itself brought into offices by interior landscapers, probably due to its affinity with modern design. Each of the branches coming from the compost is actually a leaf and the ' leaves' are leaflets coming of them. An easy and very impressive plant for a semi shadey room.
Site: Light Shade (Will take sun as well)

Temp: Average warmth. Not below 65°F in the winter.

Water: Let the compost surface dry before re-watering. Over the winter water sparingly.

Feeding: A very weak liquid feed every month or so over the growing season.

Tip: It can be divided and replanted when repotting is required. Do not let the plant get over wet, rotting can occur over winter if overwatered.

17 Feb, 2009


This is a lovely house plant, IKEA come up with the occasional gem don't they!

17 Feb, 2009


I have these growing inside - I'll post a pic tomorrow.

They are very tough and grow very well in relatively low indoor light conditions BUT Main thing is that they "absolutely hate the cold " - these are tropical plants from Africa.

When the dog bowled over one of these I put a broken off leaf in a jar of water and it grew roots - another plant, voila!!

25 Feb, 2009

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