Giant Bird of Paradise
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.
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: Well draining potting mix.
Fertilizer: Once a month in spring & summer.
Small: > 50cm.
Medium: 50cm - 1m.
Large: Similar to Display photo