Plant Care White Bird of Paradise
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White Bird of Paradise

4.5 out of 5 (14 experiences)

White Bird of Paradise has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
White Bird of Paradise has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Strelitzia nicolai
Strelitzia
Strelitziaceae
Zingiberales

What other plant parents say

White Bird of Paradise has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 13
White Bird of Paradise has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 8
White Bird of Paradise has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
White Bird of Paradise has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 3
White Bird of Paradise has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
White Bird of Paradise has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
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@Greg
Arcadia, CA
Rating of the plant White Bird of Paradise named Assam Laksa by Greg on Greg, the plant care app
02/12/2021

Another great accent piece for your living space. Gorgeous, gorgeous big leaves. Super easy to care for too! I just give it water and put it by the window and baby leaves have been shooting up. Seein…

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San Francisco, CA
Rating of the plant White Bird of Paradise named Hanson by Kraigparkinson on Greg, the plant care app
02/14/2021

It’s an architectural element in its own right. The curves are amazing and being an extra touch of softness and vibrancy to a space.

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@Jessaburra
Sandy, OR
Rating of the plant White Bird of Paradise named Birdie by Jessaburra on Greg, the plant care app
02/24/2021

Grows fast! Make sure you have bright light and lots of room.

How to care for White Bird of Paradise

Water

How often to water your White Bird of Paradise

Water needs for White Bird of Paradise
0.5 cups
every 9

White Bird of Paradise needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of White Bird of Paradise

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for White Bird of Paradise in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Bird of Paradise: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

White Bird of Paradise may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of White Bird of Paradise in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize White Bird of Paradise

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for White Bird of Paradise: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your White Bird of Paradise after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for White Bird of Paradise

White Bird of Paradise

White Bird of Paradise


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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