Plant ID forum: What is this plant called!

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Ontario, Canada (Zone 2a)
Jan 11, 2017 6:49 AM CST
I have this plant at work that a customer gave to us because she had no room for it. We have had it for a year or more and it judt keeps growing and as it grows so does my curiosity! Can someone help?
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Name: Hetty
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Jan 11, 2017 7:03 AM CST
This plant is known as 'ZZ plant' because of its complicated 'real' name which is Zamioculcas zamifolia.
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ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)
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Jan 11, 2017 11:02 AM CST
Good growing, CanadianGirl16! I agree A lovely ZZ plant! Quite drought tolerant and handles low light levels very well, so it is fun to grow indoors.

Don't know if you have repotted it when you got it, but this is how its roots looks like, like fat noodles, so do not overwater:
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Jan 11, 2017 12:37 PM CST
The best care for a happy ZZ is no care at all. Smiling
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Ontario, Canada (Zone 2a)
Jan 11, 2017 8:50 PM CST
Thanks everyone! It definitely does not get over watered as it sits high out of eye sight so we forget about it sometimes. I try to remember to water is once a week and i dont soak the soil by any means lol thank you for the quick replies!

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