NOTE: care tips are just the guidelines, and every plant will behave differently depending on air flow, light, humidity, and temperatures in a space.
Bird of Paradise leaves always have some degree of splitting. Very common for this plant, doesn’t mean that it is not healthy.
Light - Medium to High.
Temperature - 65F-80F. Keep the plant away from AC/Heat unit and cold drafts.
Water - After receiving a plant wait for 1-2 weeks and check the soil before watering.
Water your plant from the top, through the soil. Water only when the soil is dry!
Amount of water and frequency depends on a Pot size, Light, Temperature, and Airflow.
See suggested amount for each planter type bellow.
The name of your planter can be found on the packing slip you have received with the plant.
Plants potted in Rondo, Cubico, Canto, Classico, Puro Planters:
Approx. 96 oz of water on average once every 2-3 weeks.
Plants In Plastic Grower’s Pot:
10” pot - Approx. 96 oz of water on average once every 7-10 days.
Do not allow plants to stand in water.
Care - Rotate your plants to assure equal light exposure to all sides.
Wipe leaves regularly with a damp cloth to remove dust (top and bottom).
Spray leaves and blooms with water few times a week.
Spray daily during winter time, when heat is turned on.
Remove any completely yellow or brown leaves.
Fertilize: March, April, May - once a month with MiracleGro water soluble all purpose plant food at 1/2 the recommended strength.
Common Issues - Yellow, brown, rotting leaves is the sign of over-watering.
Droopy, curling leaves is the sign of under-watering.
Self-Watering Feature: Rondo, Cubico, Canto, Cubeto, Classico, Puro, Cararo, Windowsill, Delta, and Diamante planters have self-watering feature. We recommend waiting for 6-7 months before using this feature as plant needs time to grow its roots in order to reach the water reservoir.