Giant White Bird of Paradise, Strelitzia Nicolai

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Its grand size gives it the name 'Giant White Bird Of Paradise', as it can grow to great heights (up to 16 feet!) , but the grace and understated grandeur of its sinuous shape is what makes it such a compelling house plant (it can have a summer holiday outdoors but won't survive our worst winters). 
The leaves alone are large and exotic looking, but when in flower, sadly seldom seen outside of the wild, it opens wide like a great white Crane. 
Also known commonly as the Wild Banana, as it is a species of banana-like plants, of which there is the orange flowering variety Reginae which we also stock for its silvery more upright leaves. Either give stature, shape and form to any room. 
In terms of Strelitzia care, they are drought tolerant, coming from South Africa, but will also appreciate a good drink in the growing months. Just make sure they drain well and don't sit in water. 
Height: 70cm Width: 55cm
Potsize: 21cm
    Height: 140cm  Width: 90cm
    Potsize: 32cm
      Height: 180cm Width: 90cm
      Potsize: 40cm
      Height: 190cm Width: 75cm
      Potsize: 40cm
        Height: 230cm

        Width: 110cm
        Potsize: 50cm

        Our most common pot sizes for reference.
        The plant height and width varies by plant, season and grower.
        Size Diameter / Height Fits Decorative Pot Plants You Might Find Inside


        ⌀9cm H8.5cm



        Young plants easy to establish when planted in Autumn or Spring. 





        Small habit houseplants - cacti, succulents, etc.


        1 Litre

         ⌀13cm H11cm



        The standard size for kitchen herbs, annual bedding

        Hanging houseplants.

        2 Litre

        ⌀17cm H13cm



        The standard size for perennials.

        Medium sized houseplants.

        4 Litre

        ⌀20cm H16.5cm



        Larger perennials or small / young / dwarf shrubs. Also grasses, roses, and small climbers.

        7 Litre

        ⌀25cm H20cm



        Mature perennials, grasses, roses. Small shrubs and very young trees.

        Large houseplants. 

        10 Litre

        ⌀28cm H22.5cm 



        Climbers, shrubs, evergreen hedging, young or dwarf trees.

        15 Litre

        ⌀33cm H30cm



        Mature or larger growing specimens.

        Tall & tree form houseplants.

        20 Litre

        ⌀35.5cm H32.5cm



        Palms, olive trees, trees 1.5m+

        Super sized houseplants.




        Our library of plant care guides with useful information can be viewed here.