Strelitzia reginae cv mandela’s gold (O)


          • 3 seeds
          • High-quality Australian seeds 
          • Common name: Yellow Bird of Paradise or Crane flower
          • Rare plant
          • Grows 150 – 180 metres high
          • Clumping/evergreen, perfect for the tropical garden
          • Native to South Africa
          • Indoor – attractive house plant/grey-green leaves
          • Used as cut flowers in a vase
          • Attractive long golden petals with blue flower accent and bird-like appearance
          • Native to South Africa
          • Likes a sheltered/sunny position as sensitive to cold
          • Full sun
          • Plant in rich soil, free-draining – loam, compost, and manure to establish 
          • Fertilise in summer and water well
          • Sew in Spring/early summer
          • 4-8 weeks to germinate seed


        • Seed propagation:
          1. Pull off the orange tip (tuff of hairs).
          2. Soak for 48 hours in water.
          3. Fill a small pot with a seed-raising mix.
          4. Plant seeds just under the soil.
          5. Water in.
          6. Cover with plastic glad wrap or cut a soda bottle in half and use the bottom half as a dome, creating a mini-greenhouse to keep in heat and moisture.


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