Bird Of Paradise – Strelitzia Reginae Large1.5 M

599.00 د.إ

Strelitzia reginae, commonly known as the Bird of Paradise plant, is a striking tropical plant prized for its vibrant flowers and large, banana-like leaves. Strelitzia reginae features large, paddle-shaped leaves arranged in a fan-like pattern atop long, sturdy stems. The plant produces stunning orange and blue bird-shaped flowers with protruding beak-like structures, resembling the plumage of a bird in flight. These flowers emerge from boat-shaped bracts and are held above the foliage on tall stalks.

Description

Strelitzia reginae, commonly known as the Bird of Paradise plant, is a striking tropical plant prized for its vibrant flowers and large, banana-like leaves. Here are some key features and care tips for Strelitzia reginae:

  1. Appearance: Strelitzia reginae features large, paddle-shaped leaves arranged in a fan-like pattern atop long, sturdy stems. The plant produces stunning orange and blue bird-shaped flowers with protruding beak-like structures, resembling the plumage of a bird in flight. These flowers emerge from boat-shaped bracts and are held above the foliage on tall stalks.
  2. Light Requirements: Strelitzia reginae prefers bright, indirect light. While it can tolerate some direct sunlight, particularly in the morning or late afternoon, prolonged exposure to intense sunlight can scorch its leaves. Inadequate light may result in reduced flowering and slower growth.
  3. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist during the growing season (spring and summer), but allow the top inch or so of the soil to dry out between waterings. Water the plant thoroughly, ensuring that excess water drains away. During the winter months or periods of slower growth, reduce watering frequency, allowing the soil to dry out more between waterings.
  4. Temperature and Humidity: Strelitzia reginae prefers moderate temperatures and can tolerate fluctuations within a typical indoor environment. It thrives in temperatures between 65-85°F (18-29°C) and should be protected from cold drafts and sudden temperature changes. While it can tolerate average indoor humidity levels, occasional misting or placing the plant on a humidity tray can be beneficial, especially in dry indoor environments.
  5. Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix rich in organic matter, such as a blend of peat moss, perlite, and compost. Ensure that the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging, as Strelitzia reginae is susceptible to root rot in overly wet conditions.
  6. Fertilizing: Feed Strelitzia reginae with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilization in the fall and winter months when the plant’s growth slows down.
  7. Pruning: Remove any yellowed, damaged, or dead leaves as needed to maintain the plant’s appearance and encourage healthy growth. Deadhead spent flowers to promote continuous blooming.
  8. Repotting: Repot Strelitzia reginae every 2-3 years, or when the plant becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current one, and refresh the potting mix to provide fresh nutrients for the plant.

Overall, Strelitzia reginae is a stunning and exotic plant that can add a touch of the tropics to gardens, landscapes, and indoor spaces. With proper care and attention to its specific needs, it can thrive and become a focal point in your plant collection.

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Size of plant

Small: 45-55 Cm, Medium:70- 80 Cm, Large: 100 Cm

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