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Strelitzia Nicolai Giant Bird of Paradise

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pot size: 20cm
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Strelitzia Nicolai are quite fast growers in pots or outside in the open. They will take part shade - full sun. The Nicolai is just about drought tolerant, does not like severe frost, it will take temperatures down to 8c. It tolerates salty coastal winds and salt spray up to a point. Fertilise regularly with a balanced slow release fertiliser for indoor pots. Outside fertilising requires a good well balanced fertiliser.
They may bloom most times of the year depending where you live. The flowers are about 500mm long. The main plant can grow as big as 10-12m high. Strelitzia nicolai, commonly known as the giant white bird of paradise or wild banana, is a species of banana-like plants with erect woody stems reaching a height of 6 m and the clumps formed can spread as far as 3.5mt.
The Giant Bird of Paradise is commonly used as an ornamental plant in landscaping due to its unique and striking appearance. It is often planted in tropical gardens, as well as in pots or containers for use in indoor spaces or on patios and decks. Overall, the Strelitzia Nicolai Giant Bird of Paradise is a beautiful and impressive plant that can add a touch of exotic beauty to any environment.
Strelitzia Nicolai Giant Bird of Paradise is available from Online Plants, Australia's leading e-commerce plant nursery. Located in Melbourne we offer fast, accurate and careful plant delivery to all Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane, metropolitan and regional areas.