Strelitzia Juncea 極楽鳥 ゴクラクチョウカ属 Bird of Paradise (JAPAN)

$395.00 incl. GST

Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:-

  1. 120cm for Pot Size 23cm(Ø)
  2. 160cm for Pot Size 28cm(Ø)
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height is measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Strelitzia Juncea, the rush-leaved strelitzia or narrow-leaved bird of paradise, is a monocotyledonous flowering plant that is indigenous to South Africa.
  • This drought-resistant Strelitzia occurs sparingly near Uitenhage, Patensie, and just north of Port Elizabeth.
  • A slow-growing, highly sought after, drought-resistant plant with grey-green, tall, rush-like leaf stalks.
  • As younger plants, they look very similar to Strelitzia reginae but as they age the paddle or leaf, grows smaller and disappears, and they grow into the rush or reed stage.
  • It bears the same striking orange and purple bird-like flowers as Strelitzia reginae.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • It will produce its best growth in fertile, well-draining soil that has been enhanced with organic matter such as well-rotted manure or compost.
  • You can also apply liquid fertilizer into the soil before planting, according to the manufacturer's directions.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Fertilize once a month with an all-purpose liquid feed.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • It can handle light levels from direct sunlight to low indirect light.
  • It will flourish in a sunny spot.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • Keep the soil moist, but not soggy during the spring through fall.

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