Buy Strelitzia Nicolai
This amazing indoor flower is certainly one of the most exclusive and has a great natural look! The plant is also known as bird of paradise flower . This nickname is due to its shape and colors that really resemble a lively bird. The plant is native to South Africa but has spread over the years and can now be found in many more places around the world.
Because the Strelitzia is a real sun lover , it is best in a room with sufficient windows. Then put it close to the window. He can also stand on the terrace or outside in the garden, direct sunlight is no problem for him. However, it does not tolerate frost well at all, so it is better to put it inside during colder days.
Taking care of Strelitzia
This beautiful plant does not require much care . In addition to a location with enough light, regular watering is also an important aspect for the plant to grow well. He also doesn't do well in the cold. It can handle a minimum temperature of 15 degrees Celsius during the day and 8 degrees Celsius at night.
The plant is a fast grower, especially in summer and therefore needs regular water . In the winter he can do with less because he is then at rest. To allow the plant to grow well, it is recommended to keep the soil moist. However, make sure that it is not permanently in the water as this can lead to root rot.
The Strelitzia does not need to be repotted often and is therefore even more maintenance-friendly! Only when the plant really starts to grow out of the pot can it be repotted into a slightly larger pot. Choose a beautiful pot from the Florastore collection of pots. Since he also likes to be well rooted, the new pot should not be much bigger than the old one.
Spraying the plant is not essential. Nevertheless, it is useful to do this every now and then, as this reduces the chance that the plant will suffer from pests. This is mainly recommended for the leaves of the plant.
Strelitzia food and soil
The potting soil in which the plant stands can best be kept moist, but of course it should not be permanently in too much water. Furthermore, the plant should receive extra plant food about once every 2 weeks during flowering. In this case, it is best to choose universal fertilizer. In winter, however, no plant food should be added as this can even be harmful. There are also a lot of fun facts and useful care tips about this plant. All this can also be read on Strelitzia plant guide .