Zamioculcas Zamiifolia Black Raven, ZZ Plant


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Zamioculcas Zamiifolia Black Raven is a stunning, low-maintenance houseplant that adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to any space. With its glossy, dark leaves and architectural beauty, this gothic-inspired plant is perfect for those seeking a unique addition to their indoor plant collection. 

The Black ZZ Plant, also known as Zamioculcas zamiifolia, is a popular choice among houseplant enthusiasts in the UK. Its resilient nature makes it an ideal option for busy individuals, as it thrives even with minimal care. Whether placed in a home or office setting, this versatile plant adds a touch of glamour that will impress. 

Why is the Zamioculcas Zamiifolia Black Raven Plant black?

While the Black ZZ Plant leaves may appear black, they are very deep green with a velvety texture, giving them a dark and striking appearance. The black colouration results from natural pigments in the leaves, which can vary among plant specimens. The unique colouration adds an element of drama and elegance to the plant, making it a popular choice for those seeking a visually striking and unconventional houseplant.

How tou Care Zamioculcas Zamiifolia Black Raven:

Water: ZZ Plants thrive with watering every 2-3 weeks, ensuring proper drainage to prevent waterlogging and maintain healthy leaves and roots. 

Light: While a brighter location promotes new growth, these stunning foliage plants can also adapt and thrive in lower light conditions. ZZ Plants can live in low to bright, indirect sunlight.

If you're uncertain whether your ZZ plant needs to be repotted, there are several signs you can look for:

  1. Instability: If your ZZ plant feels wobbly in its current pot and is leaning to one side, it may indicate that it has outgrown its container and needs a larger one for stability.
  2. Pale and stunted growth: If your ZZ plant's leaves appear pale, weak, or smaller than usual.
  3. Roots escaping through drainage holes: If you notice roots emerging from the holes of the pot, it suggests that the roots have become crowded and are seeking more space to grow.
  4. Poor water absorption: If water flows quickly through the pot without moistening the soil properly, it could indicate that the potting mix is compacted or the roots have taken up most of the available space, hindering water absorption.

To repot a ZZ Black Raven plant, follow these steps:

Choose the right pot: Select one size larger pot with a drainage hole. Drainage holes help excess water to escape.

Gently remove the plant: Carefully remove the ZZ Black Raven from its current pot by lightly squeezing the sides of the pot and gently pulling the plant out. Be cautious not to damage the plant or its roots.

Inspect the roots: Examine the roots for any signs of damage or rot. If you notice unhealthy or mushy roots, trim them with clean scissors or pruners.

Place in the new pot: Position the plant in the center of the new pot, making sure it sits at the same level it was in the previous pot. Add more potting mix around the sides, gently pressing it down to secure the plant in place.

Fill the pot: Fill the pot with additional potting mix, ensuring the roots are covered but leaving some space at the top for watering. Avoid compacting the soil too much.

Water thoroughly: After repotting, give the ZZ Black Raven a thorough watering until water drains from the bottom of the pot. This helps to settle the soil and hydrate the plant.

Soil: Mix of Coco Coir, Horticultural Sand, Grit, Pumice, Worm Castings, Activated Charcoal


Toxic to pets and children: Yes
Air purifying: Yes

Nursery pot size 8.5cm, 12cm,14cm | Decorative Pot not included

Photos are for representation purposes only. You will receive the same high-quality plants and pots that you select.

If you have any questions or queries a member of staff will always be happy to help. Feel free to contact us by email or fill out the form with all of your details and we'll get back to you within 48 hours. 

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