Zamioculcas

Zamioculcas

Life form Grassy, ​​bush
Family Araceae – Araceae
Origin East Africa: Tanzania, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Mozambique
Ease of cultivation Easy
The size At home to 1.6 m
Growth rate 2-3 sheets per year
Lifespan Perennial
Temperature In summer: up to 84,2 ° F, in winter it is better to maintain a temperature of about 60,8 ° F.
Humidity Irrelevant
Lighting It is desirable to have an eastern, western window. You can southern. Easily tolerates shading, but growth slows down.
The soil Loose soil with the addition of sand and perlite. 1 part of the garden soil, 1 part of coarse sand or perlite, 1 part of wet peat or humus (sheet form) and light lime dust. Always use a pot with a hole and drainage.
Watering Very mild, once a week in the summer, up to 1-2 times a month in the winter.
Fertilizer During growth, fertilize once a week.
Reproduction A whole sheet or a separate sheet of plate.
Bloom Cob with a veil, rarely blooms, flowers do not have much value.
Transfer Every year in April.
Features of care Do not fill and keep warm.
Difficulties It can be affected by scabbards. If several lower leaves are opal, then this is a natural phenomenon that occurs with age. If the loss of leaves is massive, this is due to insufficient watering. Leaves and nodules rot – the most common cause of plant death due to excessive moisture and heavy soil. The leaves are soft and have dark spots due to low temperatures and drafts.
Air cleaning
Toxicity You should be careful, as with all Araceae


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