The Birds of Paradise is a flowering plant that grows from its underground stems to a height of 3 to 5 ft. This plant has a stiff, curved, and oblong leaf. Its leaves are green in color and has a red rib.
Birds of Paradise originated from South Africa, where it is also called as the Crane Flower. This flowering plant has been grown at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, South Africa since 1773. Strelitzia reginae or Birds of Paradise, was coined by Sir Joseph Banks, who was the the person in charge of the royal gardens.
This plant for sale in Manila flourishes best in bright indirect sunlight where they can have optimum growth. Direct sunlight may make it lose its tones. Besides, it can also burn your plant’s leaves or your Birds of Paradise may fold its leaves attempting to shield itself from brutal direct daylight.
The suggested watering schedule for the Birds of Paradise is once to two times a week or when the top 2 to 3 inches of the soil has dried out. This indoor plant in Manila loves its soil moist, however not soggy. So make sure not to let it stay with standing water. While it’s fine to use tap water, lukewarm rainwater or distilled water has great advantages for this plant too. Drooping of its leaves may mean that it needs watering already. Meanwhile, browning and yellowing in their leaves may be due to inconsistent watering. But always remember that an underwatered plant is easier to revive than an overwatered one
Propagating this indoor plant in Manila can be propagated by splitting up its Rhizomes. Make sure you have a disinfected scissors or knife prepared. First off desoil your matured plant and you’ll see multiple offsets or tubers. Shake off any dirt from your plant. Divide and separate the offsets either by hand or with your knife and repot them into a new pot. Care for your cuttings as you would with the mother plant and wait for rooting to take place.