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Bird-of-paradise -tree (Strelitzia nicolai)

Bird-of-paradise -tree (Strelitzia nicolai)

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You will get 11 seeds of Strelitzia nicolai, BIRD-OF-PARADISE -TREE for planting.

The Strelitzia nicolai, also known as the giant white bird of paradise or wild banana, is a stunning plant with grey-green leaves arranged like a fan at the top of its stem. It can reach a height of 6m and has a striking inflorescence with a dark blue bract, white sepals, and a bluish-purple tongue. This plant prefers rich, moist soils, tolerates light frost, and self-seeds easily in favorable conditions, making it a beautiful addition to any garden.

Scarification: soak seed in hot (130 degrees F) water for 6-24 hours, change water once during this time, or mechanically scarify the seed.

Stratification: none required

Germination: make sure that growing medium has 40% coarse sharp sand for best drainage. Give bottom heat and keep at 88 degrees F for 2 weeks, then keep at room temperature.

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