6 BIRD OF PARADISE seeds (Strelitzia...
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Bird of paradise or Strelitzia reginae is an exotic plant of the family Strelitziaceae.
It is a beautiful plant that grows in the ground in tropical climates.
Its flowers are orange in the shape of a tropical bird, hence its vernacular name of bird of paradise.
Its leaves are thick, they are very similar to banana trees.
Being a tropical plant, it can be planted outdoors on the Mediterranean coast or on the Atlantic coast where winter is particularly mild.
If despite everything, it happens to freeze, this beautiful unusual plant will leave without much difficulty directly from the rhizomes.
It can also be grown indoors under a porch, in a greenhouse or in any well-lit room.
Sowing bird of paradise seeds:
It is best to scarify the seed slightly and then soak it for a few hours in warm water before sprouting.
Once done, bury the seeds under 1/2 cm deep in a well draining horticultural compost.
Sprinkle gently with a sprayer.
Finally, place the crop in a warm place, at a temperature close to 30 ° C.
Germination of Strelitzia reginae seeds usually takes 3 to 6 weeks.
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