Strelitzia nicolai (Giant Bird of paradise)

Strelitzia nicolai Giant Bird of Paradise 200 mm
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Strelitzia nicolai (Giant Bird of paradise)

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Strelitzia nicolai (Giant Bird of paradise)Do you want a plant that is easy to take care of and makes a big statement? The Strelitzia Nicolai, or Giant Bird of Paradise, is one of the easiest plants to take care of and makes a big statement in any room. With beautiful blooms that last for months, this plant will be sure to impress your friends and family. We delivery across Sydney, so no matter where you are in the city, we can get our amazing plants to you quickly and easily. Order today and you could have this show-stopping plant in your home tomorrow!

Light requirement: Full Sun, Part sun/part shade, and Bright indirect sunlight

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency:

Soil: Well draining

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Fast

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: 1. Because this plant is not very frost tolerant, either bring them indoors during winter, or plant in an area that is protected from strong winter winds and mulch well.
2. Don't be in a hurry to repot this plant, it quite likes being root-bound.
3. Apply slow-release fertilizer annually.

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally trouble-free, but keep an eye out for mealy bugs

Mature height: 8 m

Mature width: 3 m

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour: Purple and white

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season: Spring and summer in more mature plants. Plants flower when they are slightly stressed and root bound. Plant will most likely not bloom indoors due to insufficient light.

Fruit: Insignificant

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