Zamioculcas - yellow leaves?

Monique Reed monique at
Thu Sep 24 08:30:33 EST 1998

Many aroids grown as upright, bushy houseplants are vines in nature and do 
tend to lose their lower foliage.  Might yours be one of these?  

M. Reed

In article <webbrl-2309980934550001 at> 
webbrl at (Rebecca Webb) writes:>From: webbrl at 
(Rebecca Webb)>Subject: Zamioculcas - yellow leaves?
>Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 09:34:55 -0500

>Hi.  Since my dejanews search of zamioculcas yielded nothing, I'm posting
>here (bionet.plants came up under a search of "aroid." Feel free to direct
>me to a more appropriate newsgroup).

>Are the lower leaves on my Zamioculcas supposed to turn yellow (and fall
>off at the touch)?  The plant seems to be doing well... tons of new
>growth.  I'm hoping that some leaves are supposed to "die off" to make
>room for new growth, so to speak...


>(details you might wonder... the plant lives indoors in a college
>president's office in Morris, Minnesota.  Back in a corner under
>flourescent lights... NOT near a window.  Waterered every week to 10 days
>when the dirt feels basically dry.  Fed with fish emulsion)

>There are no atheists in the wilderness.

>--Roberto Quezada

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