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Its dramatic, glossy, banana-shaped leaves make Golden Bird of Paradise one of the most popular indoor plants for interior designers and plant enthusiasts alike. This is a great plant for a home with a nice, sunny corner in a living room or bedroom and it can be moved outside during the summer months.
|Mature Height:||5 to 8 Feet|
|Mature Width:||2 to 3 Feet|
|Sunlight:||Bright, direct light to full sun (if outdoors)|
|Habit:||Upright, narrow at base|
|Flower Color:||Golden Yellow and purple flower|
|Soil Condition:||Average, well draining|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to dry out between watering|
|Uses:||Houseplant for bright spaces|
How to Care for Golden Bird of Paradise Plants
Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!
What is the best light for Golden Bird of Paradise Indoor Plants?
Golden Bird of Paradise plants prefer to have as much light as possible. Large south facing or western windows provide enough light indoors to keep them happy. Outdoors, they can go in full sun or some light shade.
What is the best soil for Golden Bird of Paradise Indoor Plants?
Golden Bird of Paradise Plants need a very well draining soil, and prefer to have slightly dry conditions. Regular potting mix with compost works well for plants potted in containers. Try to avoid an area with clay soil if planting outdoors to encourage better drainage.
How often do I water Golden Bird of Paradise Indoor Plants?
Golden Bird of Paradise Plants like to dry out occasionally between watering. It does not like to stay or sit in water or get too dry. Plants that are watered too often usually get crown or root rot, meaning the plant will die at the soil base, or the roots will die first. This is a good reason to fill a saucer with pea gravel under the pot to allow excess water to completely drain from the pot after each watering. This also helps to raise the humidity level locally around the plant which Golden Bird of Paradise plants thrive in.
How do I fertilize Golden Bird of Paradise Indoor Plants?
Any all purpose, fertilizer will work for Golden Bird of Paradise Plants. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble quick release, and granular slow release fertilizers. Jack's Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment. All of these fertilizers may be used when planting Golden Bird of Paradise indoors or outdoors.