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ZZ Plant - Zamioculcas Zamiifolia (Zanzibar Gem)

$24.00 NZD

This plant is pick up onlyI'm trying something different since it's not safe to ship plants right now with such long courier delays for some regions, so it's really important to please read the Plant Pick Up FAQ's at the end before you buy to avoid disappointment. 


ZZ Plant 

Is a collection complete without a trusty, hardy ZZ? I adore these guys. They are super forgiving of less than ideal conditions, handle drying out and neglect, rarely need watering, and look like little sculptures with their growth habit and smooth, glossy leaves.

All photos are the same plant, which is the exact plant you'll receive. This happy chap is pushing out a new stem. He's in a 12cm pot which he's almost ready to leave (they like to be rootbound but eventually do bulge out of their pots). He measures about 43cm tall and is happy, healthy and actively growing.

Make sure to read the plant pick-up FAQ's below before you buy.

ZZ Care 

If you haven't had one before, here's the full Zamioculcas Zamiifolia (Zanzibar Gem) Care Guide.

Although they handle low light and cooler temperatures they won't grow as well, so treat them like the rest of your jungle and you'll be amazed how lush they can get. Bright light and occasional watering (about monthly at my place) does the job. They are incredibly easy care. Cooler or darker means less frequent watering, brighter and warmer means more often, but just check his condition and soil to decide.

I actually pop mine in the shower for a good drench when it's watering time as those smooth, glossy leaves can be dust magnets. If you plan to get some of the new Plant Runner Neem Oil Leaf Shine, this is a perfect candidate for a good 'spray and wipe'. These leaves look amazing after a wipe down. Check out the full care guide (linked above) and check out what the roots look like (shown in the care guide), amazing!

*Plant pick up FAQ's* 

Please read before you buy


With current demand causing delivery delays of 5+ days in some regions, I'm not shipping plants at present for their safety. Please only purchase provided you are happy with the following requirements. Please read in full before you buy.

If your question isn't answered below, ask first before you buy, but do keep in mind as there's only one of this exact plant shown, so there's a chance you may miss out while waiting to hear back from me, but I'll do my best to reply quickly. Your question will likely be answered below, so read this first...

I want it! How do I get this plant?

Add to cart then check out like normal. It doesn't matter what address you enter when you checkout, so enter your address like usual. You'll see PICK UP appears as your only shipping option. This plant cannot be shipped to you sorry. There is only one available, the exact plant shown in all photos. Once you've paid and completed your order, it's all yours! Be sure to read the rest of the pick up FAQ's below before you go ahead.

Where is pick-up from?


One Tree Hill in Auckland. Once you've completed your order, I'll email you to arrange a pick-up day and time that suits you. Pick-up is available 7 days a week, between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Sunday. I'll let you know the pick-up address and my mobile number so we can keep in touch.

You can choose any half hour on any day to suit your schedule for pick up. Please note it will be contactless pick-up, so your plant will be placed safely under cover for you to collect, on the day and time you choose. Just text me when you're on your way. Only your plant will be waiting for you to avoid confusion. It will even have your name on it :)

What if I my plans change?

If pick-up needs to change closer to the time, all good, I'll give you my mobile number so we can keep in touch. As long as pick up is completed within 7 days of ordering, I'm flexible on day and time. I'll email you after you order to organise a day and time that works for you. 

Can I order other items for pick-up also?

At the moment I can offer 'click and collect' for plants only. I'm unable to combine orders for collection, or offer collection for plants along with other items, whether you place orders separately or together. If you add other items to your order, plants will be refunded and relisted, and the other items shipped as normal.

If you place two orders, you can pick-up your plants, however your other items will be shipped as normal. If you'd like to collect a plant (or more than one), make sure you have plants only on your order. No exceptions to this requirement sorry. And yes, I do hope to offer click and collect to everyone for everything when things get back to 'normal'.

Can someone else pick my order up for me?

Sure! The only two people who know what day and time your plant will be ready for collection is you and me, so if you want to share those details with someone else so they can collect for you, all good, that's up to you. Just ask them to text me when they're on their way.  

Can you put a plant 'on hold' for me? 

The exact plant for sale, is this one that's shown, so there's only the one. All photos are of the same plant. If you 'add to cart' that doesn't block others from buying it. Once your order is paid for and completed, your plant is all yours. Just adding to cart does not 'save' a plant for you, or stop others from buying it. I can't hold a plant for you. It really is 'first in, first served' and orders do need to be completed and paid for on the website.

Can you make an exception for me? 

If you know me, you know the answer would usually be yes. I'll normally go out of my way to make sure everyone's happy, including changing the way things are normally done to suit my lovely customers. BUT not this time sorry. It's really important you're happy with the requirements above, otherwise it's best not to buy.

Shipping and Delivery


Flat rate shipping is $5.50 nationwide (or $9.50 for rural). Add as many products to your order as you like without paying anything extra for shipping. The only exceptions are plants and fragile or oversize products (like handmade pottery and coffee table books), which have their own rates. 

For $2 you can upgrade to signature required. Well worth it for anything valuable or limited edition that can't be replaced. Choosing signature required also gives both of us the ability to claim if anything goes wrong with the courier. Signature required is flat rate $7.50 nationwide (or $12.50 for rural).


Everything showing in stock online, is in stock right here, right now, in Auckland NZ, ready to pack and ship. No drop shipping from other countries. No delays.



Orders ship every week-day, Monday to Friday (except plants which only ship Mondays and Tuesdays). For everything else, if you order before 8pm Sunday through Thursday, your order's likely to be on the courier at 8am first thing, the next morning. Zoom zoom!


Normal delivery is 1 to 2 working days. Some regions can take longer, 3 to 4 working days is normally the longest wait, depending on where you're based (I'm based in Auckland).  

More about shipping and delivery > 



"Anna was brilliant. Order placed and sent the next day. Received in awesome packaging. Couldn’t ask for more... will definitely use you again and again and again. Highly recommend." Scott Guthrie 

Why choose to buy from Love That Leaf?


When you buy from me you're supporting a local, small, family business. Love That Leaf is a registered NZ business, based in Auckland. 


You'll also get your goodies super fast. Everything showing in stock on the website is right here, in stock, ready to ship to you. I ship daily, Monday to Friday. If you order by 8pm Sunday through Thursday, your order will be normally be on the courier at 8am the next morning. Zoom zoom!


I stand by everything I sell and will always help put right anything that goes wrong. When you choose to buy from a registered NZ business (like me), you're also covered by the Consumer Guarantees Act, unlike overseas purchases or private sales, where you can end up stuck with no rights if anything arrives damaged or stops working.


I won't go AWOL on you. I'm here for support and advice anytime.  I'm very happy to help, even if you haven't bought from me yet. A lot of lovely people helped me along my plant journey, and I want to pay it forward. Please don't hesitate to ask for help. 


"Super impressed with this business. Something that is lost nowadays, is customer service. This however is not the case with Anna from “Love that Leaf”. Very happy with my purchase, very happy with the product information provided and very happy with the quick shipping and great packaging. Thanks!" Melayna Anderson

"By far the best customer care I've had in a long time. Website is such a wealth of information and the email with instructions for use after my purchase was fantastic. The pipette for measuring the correct amount was such a great inclusion, and the personalised message on the package was very cool. Definitely my go to shop for plant supplies now. Thanks Love That Leaf! A+++" Karyn Wilson