Strelitzia reginae, also known as Bird of Paradise Plant, is a species that loves its soil to remain moist at all times, but not soggy. When watering, direct the water around the plant rather than over it to avoid water stagnating in the centre of the plant, which may cause plant rot. Flowers that bloom from this plant will be orange with a blue centre.
Sunlight: Full or Partial Sunlight
Water: Water once to twice a week, keeping the soil to slightly moist at all times. Avoid overwatering.
Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or sprinkling soild fertiliser over the soil.
Plant Size: Approx. 40cm (vary in sizes)
Rootball Size: 12cmø x 14cmH
Pot Type: Plant comes in a brown landscape pot (with drainage holes)
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
* Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size
Soil for Strelitzia reginae
Strelitzia reginae should be grown in fertilised potting mix. Make or buy a fertilised mix which consist of coco peat moss or coconut fibre (coir), vermiculite or perlite, compost and other ingredients. A lightweight soil for Strelitezia reginae needs to provide good drainage, hold moisture, and give roots room to grow.
All plants depend on light for their survival, and making sure your potted plants get the right amount of light is key to keeping them happy. For both indoor and outdoor containers, group plants with similar light requirements. Don't mix shade lovers with sun lovers in a single pot; one or both of them will be unhappy, depending on where you place the pot.