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Plant Know-How: Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova'

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This striking black plant is Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova', a cultivar of Zamioculcas zamiifolia, or ZZ Plant! This cultivar made a big splash when it first made its debut. With its inky black foliage its certainly easy to understand why! ZZ Plants are well known for their extreme ease of care and Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' is no exception. Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' does best when allowed to go completely dry in-between watering and is tolerant of a wide range of light conditions! This is a great plant for beginner plant parents who are looking for something with a little extra pizazz! We've got all of the care info here you'll need to give your Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' the best life possible!
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Light Requirments: ZZ Plants are known for being tolerant of low light conditions. Even though this plant can live in lower light areas it still needs some light, you don't want to keep it in a windowless room! While Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' is tolerant of low light it will grow best in bright indirect light! 

Water Tips for Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova': You should allow your Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' to go completely dry in-between watering. If you're unsure if you should water, wait a week, your plant will be just fine! How often you water will correspond to how much light your plant gets. Plants grown in lower light will need to be watered less frequently than plants grown in bright indirect light.

The Best Soil for Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova': Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' is a tropical plant, but because its such a drought tolerant plant it doesn't want to be grown in a very moisture retentive soil. Your plant will do best if grown in either our Folia Favorite Potting Mix or our Desert Potting Mix!

Is Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' Pet Safe? Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' is not pet safe and can be toxic when consumed by pets. 

Did you know? The leaves on Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' don't start out as black! New leaves appear like normal green leaves and over time as the leaves mature they begin to take on their inky black color!

Want to add this easy going, rewarding plant into your home? We have Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Supernova' available in-store and online for delivery!