COMMON NAME: Bird of Paradise, Strelitzia, Crane Flower
BOTANICAL/SCIENTIFIC NAME: Strelitzia Reginae
LIGHT: This plant demands bright, yet indirect, sunlight year-round. Too much sunlight will injure the flowers. Above 70 ºF (21 ºC), this plant should be relocated to a partial shade environment in order to avoid sunburn on the flowers.
WATERING: During the summer months, the soil should be kept moist through regular watering. Throughout the fall and winter, permit the soil to almost dry out before watering. Never permit water to stand in the saucer underneath the plant.
SOIL: Strelitzia reginae does well in almost any type of soil. A standard potting soil will suffice for this plant's continued health.
HUMIDITY: This plant prefers normal air humidity inside the home. During the winter months, you can mist the leaves of the plants to simulate rainfall, which will also improve humidity during the months that artificial heating is used.
FERTILISER: Once a month, balance NPK: 20-20-20
Size: Height 150cm. Approximately