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White Bird of Paradise

Regular price $14.99
Sale price $14.99

Plant Description:

Elevate your living space with the regal presence of the White Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia Nicolai). Native to subtropical South Africa, this captivating plant showcases glossy, long, and broad leaves that soar to great heights, reminiscent of birds in graceful flight. Also known as the Giant Bird of Paradise, Wild Cape Banana, Crane Plant, or by its scientific name Strelitzia Nicolai, this plant adds a touch of royalty to any environment.

Care Tips for a Happy White Bird of Paradise:

  • Watering: Check the easyplant reservoir once a month for fuss-free watering; otherwise, use the soak and dry method, watering when the top 1" of soil is dry.
  • Light: Thrives in bright direct light or bright indirect light; avoid low light conditions.
  • Temperature: Ideal temperature between 60˚F and 80˚F; tolerate temperatures down to 32˚F; avoid exposure to temperatures lower than 29˚F.
  • Humidity: Enjoys high humidity; use a humidifier, mist regularly, or place in naturally humid areas like bathrooms or kitchens.
  • Toxicity: Moderately toxic if ingested; keep away from children and pets; leaves and stems are mildly toxic, while flowers and seeds can cause more severe reactions.

White Bird of Paradise Well-Being Signs:

  • Leaf Yellowing: Normal on initial days; cut yellow leaves; old leaves may naturally yellow and die.
  • Growth Rate: Slow growth, with new leaves emerging about once a month; may take around five years to reach full maturity.

Common Pests and Problems:

  • Sunburn: Dark spots or curled leaves may indicate sunburn; adjust placement to avoid intense direct sunlight.
  • Brown Spots: High temperatures may cause brown spots; diffuse sunlight or relocate to a cooler, well-lit area.
  • Leaf Burn: Excess salt in water or too much direct sunlight may cause leaf burn; ensure proper watering and light conditions.


Is White Bird of Paradise a good indoor plant?

White Bird of Paradise thrives indoors with proper care, including direct sunlight, moderate temperatures, and adequate humidity. Ensure well-draining pots and fertilize during the growing season for optimal growth.

Are White Birds of Paradise hard to care for?

White Bird of Paradise care is relatively easy. Monitoring leaves helps address sunlight, water quality, and humidity issues. Periodic checks can quickly resolve any concerns.

How tall does White Bird of Paradise get?

Indoors, it grows to around five feet tall, while outdoor specimens can reach up to twenty feet. Expect full maturity after approximately five years of growth.

Shipping & Handling Options

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  • Lakewood Plant Company HQ: 15612 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107
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  • Fixed price delivery for Zones 1-4 in Greater Cleveland.
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  • Orders processed within 3-5 business days.
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14 Day Plant Guarantee

At Lakewood Plant Company in Lakewood, Ohio, we stand behind the quality of our plants with a guarantee that ensures your satisfaction. Our commitment is to deliver plants that are not only beautiful but also thriving and healthy. If, for any reason, your plants do not arrive in a happy and healthy condition, we guarantee a free replacement.

To take advantage of our guarantee, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving your order and provide a photo of the plants in question. Our dedicated team is here to make sure you have a positive and successful gardening experience.

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