Giant Bird of Paradise

Giant Bird of Paradise

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Giant Bird of Paradise

A large banana-like leaf plant native to South Africa with white flowers that resemble a bird in shape. Requires little attention, water when soil becomes dry. Water more frequently in summer for faster growth. 

Origin: South Africa.

Botanical name: Strelitzia nicolai.

Family: Strelitziaceae.

Suitable: Outdoor.

Max height: 6m.

Toxins removed: N/A.

Pet Friendly: Toxic.

Seeds of the plant and its leaves can be toxic to pets if ingested.

Plant Care Guide

 Water: Moderate. Keep soil moist but avoid over-watering.

Light: Indirect Sun / Partial Shade. Bright filtered light.

Temperature: 16° - 28°C. Ideal warm temperatures.

Humidity: Medium / High. 50 - 70%.

Soil: Good drainage potting mix. 5.5 - 6.0 ph.

Fertilizer: Once a month in spring & summer.

 Plant Size

Small: > 50cm.

Medium: 50cm - 1m.

Large: Similar to Display photo 


Free plant based coffee on pickup.

Free delivery in Auckland (Non-Rural).

Planting can be provided at extra cost. Please enquire: