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Why Are My Bird of Paradise Leaves Splitting? (Solved!)

A well-tended Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia nicolai) is a spectacular treat in any indoor gardener’s collection, but it may surprise you to learn just how fragile this elegant tropical truly is. Their dramatic foliage is vulnerable to damage, surprisingly fragile, and prone to splitting Splits in your Bird of Paradise plant leaves are a natural …

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Drooping Bird of Paradise (Causes And How to Fix)

So your bird of paradise is drooping and looks a little limp. Don’t panic yet, as this is usually normal and can be easily fixed. Your first move is to figure out exactly what’s causing your bird of paradise to droop, and I’ll show you how. Underwatering is the most common cause of drooping bird …

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Brown Spots on Bird of Paradise (Causes and Solutions)

The striking orchid Bird of Paradise can liven up any room with its thick, long leaves and vibrant colors.  But sometimes the plant develops brown spots along with the leaves or stem.  These spots are unsightly and unhealthy.  There are many different causes of these brown spots, but also many solutions. Fungal disease is the …

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Bird of Paradise Yellow Leaves (Causes and Solutions)

With their enchanting blooms and coarse-textured foliage, bird of paradise (Strelitzia) plants are quite a sight to behold. No wonder they symbolize love, faithfulness, and magnificence. But you may not feel that way when your plant has yellow leaves. Overwatering is the most likely cause of leaf yellowing in a bird of paradise. Other common …

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Bird of Paradise Root Rot (Signs, Causes And Treatment)

Root rot is one of the most prevalent diseases that affect the Bird of Paradise. Unlike most houseplant problems whose signs become evident shortly after an infection, root rot signs may pass for common issues that pass on their own. And this may not be the case as root rot, if not arrested in time, …

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