The Birds of Paradise Plant (STRELITZIA) is a highly sought after, stunning plant that is worthy of any home or office. Growing over 6 meters long (2m indoors) they flower in the most majestic of ways.
Estimated max indoor height (including pot) and spread: 140-160cm tall by 80-100cm wide
This plant LOVES sun! They are happiest when placed in a spot with bright light. They also thrive in humidity and can be placed outdoors during the summer months.
They are not cold tolerant -- try to keep him in temperatures above 10-12degC.
Keep soil slightly moist throughout the spring and summer by watering him 1-2 times per week. Reduce to allow his soil to dry out between watering in the fall and winter. Apply a liquid fertiliser once every two weeks in the spring and summer to help promote growth.
Birds of Paradise can be toxic to cats and dogs if eaten in large quantities.