This plant is easy to care for and grows best in moist, well-drained soil. They do well in full sun or shade, but not in constant deep shade. They are fairly salt- and drought-tolerant but should be protected from extreme cold. Zamia also is known as Zamioculcas Zamiifolia or ZZ plant is one of the easy to grow houseplants which is long lasting, affordable and needs least maintenance. ZZ plant has air purifying qualities for the indoor environment.
The plant is recognized for wide, fleshy, glossy leaves that grow out of the thick stems. The stems usually grow upwards, but some might arch over. Zamioculas zamiifolia is commonly mistaken for a fake plant because the shiny leaves give it a plastic appearance.
ZZ plant also has an interesting looking root system. You will notice potato-like rhizomes above the soil. The rhizome stores water until the next watering, which is why you should never overwater this plant. When its grown outside, it also develops small yellow flowers, which are usually partially hidden between the leaves.