Bird of Paradise

 Bird of Paradise


Common Name(s)

Bird of Paradise

Latin Name

Strelitzia Nicolai

Care Level

Perfect For Beginners

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A Bird of Paradise plant requires very bright light. This plant can even be placed in the direct sun if you allow it to adjust and adapt gradually overtime.

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In the spring and summer keep the soil moist but never soggy. It can be allowed to dry in the autumn and winter months.

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A Bird of Paradise plant does well in basic household humidity. but as with most plants enjoys high humidity.

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An indoor Bird of Paradise plant grows best in temperatures between 18°-23°C

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Feed fortnightly in the growing season, from March to October, with a well-balanced fertiliser.

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A Bird of Paradise plant has a #1 toxicity level.

How do I get my BoP to bloom?

A Bird of Paradise needs to be a mature plant, at least 4 or 5 years old, before it’s even capable of blooming. Once it reaches that age there a few ways to encourage it to bloom. Stress is a key factor in blooms; allow it become root-bound in the pot.

How can I make sure the leaves are clean enough to absorb enough light?

Remove the dust and clean the leaves of a Bird of Paradise plant with a microfibre cloth.

Why are the leaves on my BoP curling?

The leaves of a Bird of Paradise plant curl when the plant is not getting enough light or the soil has become too dry, check the soil before acting.

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