7 Common ZZ Plant Pests 

(and How to Deal With Them)

ZZ plants, also known as Zamioculcas zamiifolia or aroid palms, are popular for a reason. Read on to learn about how to deal with common ZZ plant pests, diseases, and other problems.

ZZ plants have very few insect or disease problems. The most common problem is brown scale insects on their foliage.

Now let’s get into answering the main question. 

The Most Common ZZ Plant Pests and Diseases

1) Scale Insects

Scale insects are among the most common pests that may attack ZZ plants. These tiny insects are related to aphids and whiteflies, but they look very different.

2) Blight

Though it’s not too common, southern blight may affect ZZ plants. In many cases, blight is caused by excess moisture trapped between leaves.

3) Aphids

You might have aphids if you notice strange-looking yellow marks or spots on your ZZ plant’s leaves.

4) Mealybugs

Mealybugs also feed on your ZZ plant’s sap. These hairy, sticky bugs look like tiny white ovals attached to your plant.

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