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Bird-of-Paradise

Strelitzia nicolai plante

Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia nicolai


This beautiful tropical plant has its origins in the southern parts of Africa, where it can grow up to 6 meters tall in the wild. 

Looking at the Bird-of-Paradise, it is understandable that it is one of the most popular indoor plants. Its large green leaves, clearly show its origin in a more tropical climate. The Bird-of-Paradise fits into most homes because, unlike many other large plants, it grows relatively vertical and therefore does not take up too much space in a room. The Bird-of-Paradise brings summer into your home and give the feeling that you are in a tropical rainforest.

Botanical name: Strelitzia nicolai.

 

Care

Watering: During the summer season, keep the soil of your plant slightly moist, but never completely wet. During the winter period, let the top centimeters of soil dry out before watering. It is important that you do not overwater your plant - it will rather be a little too dry, than too wet.

Location: The Bird-of-Paradise thrives both in direct and indirect sunlight.

Temperature: The plant thrives in the Danish indoor climate with temperatures between 15-30 °C. It is sensitive to cold, so do not place it in a room where the temperature may drop below 15 degrees.