Bird of paradise - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by scot4260
April 17, 2009
When does the bird of paradise bloom? I have bought potted plants over the years, but none has ever bloomed. A neighbors is blooming now.What need to be done?

Answer from NGA
April 17, 2009


I've found that Bird of Paradise takes 3-4 years to establish before they will bloom. Patience, patience, patience is all it takes to encourage your plants to bloom. Full sunshine and adequate water but no fertilizer will help them mature enough to flower. And when they do, it's worth the wait!

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