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ZZ plant

Posted by brownthumbia 5aIA (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 10, 13 at 13:51

Was just wondering, because I can't find any info for a ZZ plant, I have to ask, is that strictly an inside plant or can it be planted outside? Also, I live in Iowa so our winters can be pretty brutal. I appreciate your help, the plant is growing like it doesn't know any better and I'm just wondering where it's gonna end up. thanks.


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RE: ZZ plant

It is strictly tropical and wont even survive an alabama winter let alone yours. But they can summer outside in a shady area


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RE: ZZ plant

Okay, thanks so much. Hope my furnace doesn't go out this winter!!


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RE: ZZ plant

ZZ Plants, Zamioculcas zamiifolia, are native to tropical and warm temperate areas of Africa. They prefer average minimum temperatures above 18C but will still be okay a little below that. Any hint of frost and they're in trouble, if not already gone.


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RE: ZZ plant

Mine is staying in the house, it's growing out of control!!


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RE: ZZ plant

Mine tripled in size in seven months and took mealy bug like a it wasn't even there. so I know what you mean by growing out of control. lol


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