Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia nicolai)

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Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia nicolai)

The Bird of Paradise is the large form of its common smaller leaf cousin. 

An ornamental evergreen, tall, palm like plant with large, broad leaves up 1.5m long. Outdoors, during spring and early summer, it bears unusual beak-like, blue and white flowers with deep purpler bracts. Thrives in rich, moist well drained soil in a sunny to partly shaded position.

*Pot sold separately.

*As plants are natural products, form, pattern and colour will vary slightly.

*Larger pot sizes (Size 4 and above) are ONLY available for Local Pickup or Local Delivery within 5km of our stores.

Skill level


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Alternative names

Giant white bird of paradise

Prefers bright to indirect light with small amounts of direct light.

Keep moist over the warmer months but not drenched. Water less in the cooler months and allow the soil to dry out longer between watering.

Feed with slow-release fertiliser once every six months (refer to packaging for dosage). In the warmer months, feed monthly with a liquid fertiliser.

Cool to warm.

This is a general guide of the size we offer:

Size 1: 70mm - 100mm pot

Size 2: 110mm-130mm pot

Size 3: 140mm - 180mm pot

Size 4: 200mm pot

Size 5: 250mm pot

Size 6: 300mm pot

Size 7: 350mm pot

Size 8: 400mm pot