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ZZ Plants showing their Tubers

Posted by pirate_girl Zone7 NYC (My Page) on
Sat, May 28, 11 at 10:46

Hello everybody,

Here's a recent repotting of several ZZ plants I've grown from individual leaves. I thought I'd show the tubers for those who may never have seen them.

ZZ plant

these were 3 separate plants

ZZ w/ tuber

Sort of look like little potatoes.

ZZ plant w/ tubers

Tough little plants, easy care, need almost nothing, except fast draining mix, some light & water when one remembers; my kind of plant ;>)

Mine are still young so they're small. I recently saw pix of some that someone got while small but gave a lot of light & got some fast growth. I'm hoping to try something similar with these.


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RE: ZZ Plants showing their Tubers

Thanks for posting pics! Very nice looking tubers. Kinda makes me want to dig mine up to see mine;). Kyle


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RE: ZZ Plants showing their Tubers

Interesting plant indeed. A tip though, do NOT plant these guys in a pot that tapers inwards at the top, or you won't beable to get the whoppin tubers out when you try to repot...been there done that.

Joe


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