A large banana-like leaf plant 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
Max height: 6m.
Pet Friendly: Toxic. Seeds of the plant and its leaves can be toxic to pets if ingested.
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: Well draining potting mix.
Fertilizer: Once a month in spring & summer.
Small: > 50cm.
Large: 80cm - 1m
XL: 1m - 1.2m
XXL: 1.5m - 2m