Strelitzia Reginae 'Bird of Paradise' Seeds
Strelitzia Reginae 'Bird of Paradise' Seeds
Strelitzia Reginae 'Bird of Paradise' Seeds
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Strelitzia Reginae 'Bird of Paradise' Seeds

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1 brown packet of 20 Strelitzia 'Bird of Paradise' seeds (care guide included)

Strelitzia Reginae(smaller plant, orange flowers) OR Strelitzia Nicolai(large plant, white flowers)

(Find more info on germinating seeds by going to our seed guide)

About the seeds:

difficulty

beginner | intermediate | advanced

germination time

2-3 months

depth

1"

spacing

1-3 seeds per nursery pot or soil pod

recommended planter

2“-4" nursery pot(no terra cotta for germination)

time to maturity

~1 year for plant, 3-4 years until flowers

seed prep

pre-soak | scarification | stratification | none

method

greenhouse | paper towel method

temperature

75F - 85F


About the Plants:

description

reginae: bush-like growth, long and big leaves with exotic bright orange flowers resembling a tropical bird

nicolai: large tree with larger, more full leaves and white flowers.

difficulty

beginner | intermediate | advanced

growth speed

slow | medium | fast

size of plant

reginae: 5'-6' 

nicolai: 30' tall outdoors, <15' in containers

light

full sun | partial sun | shade | grow lights 

soil 

well-draining coconut coir/peat-based potting mix

temperature 

warm | cool

pet-friendly

cats | dogs | no

pests

mealy bugs, scale, aphids, spider mites

fertilization

heavy | moderate | light

Extra tips or info: Pull the orange tufts out of the seed, lightly cut the coat(scarify) and pre-soak in warm-hot water for 1-2 days prior to planting.

For the 2022 growing season.