100 - 120cm Strelitzia Nicolai Bird of Paradise 19cm Pot House Plant

Strelitzia

£49.99£59.99


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Strelitzia Nicolai, also known as the White Bird of Paradise, is a popular and easy-to-care-for houseplant. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Strelitzia Nicolai healthy and thriving:

  1. Light: Strelitzia Nicolai prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but avoid placing it in a spot that receives intense, direct sun, as this can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Water your Strelitzia Nicolai when the top inch of soil is dry. Avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot. Allow the water to drain out of the bottom of the pot and empty any excess water that accumulates in the saucer.

  3. Humidity: Strelitzia Nicolai prefers moderate to high humidity. You can increase humidity by placing a humidifier near the plant or by placing a tray of water near the plant. Misting the leaves regularly can also help increase humidity.

  4. Temperature: Strelitzia Nicolai prefers warm temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). It can tolerate temperatures as low as 50°F (10°C), but avoid placing it in a drafty spot or near a cold window.

  5. Fertilizer: You can fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Do not fertilize during the dormant season (fall and winter).

  6. Pruning: You can prune the plant to control its size and shape or to remove any damaged or yellowing leaves. This will also help promote new growth.

  7. Repotting: Strelitzia Nicolai does not require frequent repotting and can remain in the same pot for several years. Use a well-draining soil mix and a pot that is one size larger than the current pot.

  8. Pests: Strelitzia Nicolai can be prone to spider mites and mealybugs. Inspect the plant regularly and treat any pests promptly with an appropriate insecticide.

  9. Propagation: Strelitzia Nicolai can be propagated by division. Divide the plant at the roots and replant the divided sections in separate pots.

Following these care tips will help your Strelitzia Nicolai thrive and stay healthy. With proper care, this beautiful plant can be a stunning addition to any indoor garden.