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heatherdirtyhands

Hey I'm heather I'm a total plant nerd and have a zest for any plant knowledge my tiny apartment is a plantastrophe I can't get enough.

Strelitzia nicolai

  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2023
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heatherdirtyhands

Lovely leaf can't wait to see the one thats about to unfurl hope it's bigger than this. This plant has grown very slow for me #birdofparadise

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2023
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heatherdirtyhands

New leaf. Long time coming #birdofparadise

36w
  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2023
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heatherdirtyhands

She's growing a baby!! Omg #birdofparadise

36w
  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2023
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heatherdirtyhands

What's this I see......

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emch

#newgrowth !

44w
  • Season Icon Early WinterEarly Winter 2022
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heatherdirtyhands

New leaf wants to open but just won't... #birdofparadise

1w
  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2022
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heatherdirtyhands

My #birdofparadise just doesn't want to grow big. I don't get it. I want it to get tall! Even out side in the summer maybe it needs a bigger pot? Idk. Ideas?

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KariSamuel

I just read that a plant approximately 3-4' will be happy in a 10" pot. It's hard to tell in the picture, but is the pot too big? Being rootbound promotes blooms.

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heatherdirtyhands

I think the pot is about that size. I'll double check tomorrow. I may pull it out and check the roots too. I highly doubt it would ever bloom where I live. I don't think they do here. @KariSamuel

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KariSamuel

Never hurts to investigate a little bit! 🔎

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sunlovin

Mine is 4 years old now growing outside year round, haven’t seen a bloom yet. 🌞

1w
  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2022
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heatherdirtyhands

Got a new leaf and I really hope it gets more and starts getting bigger. It's still so small and I had it for a long time :( #birdofparadise

2w
  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2022
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heatherdirtyhands

The new leaf has opened! It looks so fake #giantwhitebirdofparadise #birdofparadise #newleaf #unfurled

2w
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heatherdirtyhands

Tbh @apomwo I would consider getting rid of my whole plant

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apomwo

@heatherdirtyhands how big is it?

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heatherdirtyhands

When I get home I'll take a picture of it k but it has like 5 leaves one on the way and is a couple feet tall approx. Its not huge huge @apomwo

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heatherdirtyhands

U can scroll back and see some pics @apomwo

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apomwo

@heatherdirtyhands it's pretty 😍 idk what shipping would be on a plant like that. I sent a small box of starts to a woman in MO and it was like $15 shipping.

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heatherdirtyhands

Dam that's crazy. I didn't know it was that much @apomwo

2w
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apomwo

@heatherdirtyhands it went to MO so PA to OH won't be near as much

2w
  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2022
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heatherdirtyhands

Its happening! #unfurl #birdofparadise

2w
  • Season Icon Mid WinterMid Winter 2022
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heatherdirtyhands

Cant wait to finally see a new leaf. Hope its not mishapen and also hope it gets way bigger this summer. Lets hope #birdofparadise #giantwhitebirdofparadise #newleaf

2w
  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2021
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heatherdirtyhands

The new leaf is so skinny. :( why? There's a new one popping up hopefully its more full #birdofparadise #whitebirdofparadise

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mardel

My bird of paradise seem to be struggling too. I think it's lack of light but it's too late to put it outside

2w
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heatherdirtyhands

Funny thing mine is outside. Who knows. Its only grown one leaf like all summer @mardel

2w
  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2021
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heatherdirtyhands

This poor thing was super dry and when I took it to water it I was so suprised. #newleaf #unfolding #unfurling #giantwhitebirdofparadise #foliagefriday

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  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2020
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heatherdirtyhands

So happy to see a #newleaf open #birdofparadise #giantwhitebirdofparadise

3w
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fearlessthereforepowerful

Oooo! Promise you’ll post when this blooms!

3w
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heatherdirtyhands

Promise I will! I cant wait but honestly here in Pittsburgh I'm not sure it ever will @fearlessthereforepowerful

3w
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heatherdirtyhands

I gave my other one to my friend and its so weird it got a new leaf and it was SUPER small and really distorted. Im so glad mine didnt do that. @fearlessthereforepowerful

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fearlessthereforepowerful

Well, I’ll still hope it does. It’s so cool!

3w
  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2020
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heatherdirtyhands

New leaf looking lovely.... #birdofparadise #newleaf

4w
  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2020
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heatherdirtyhands

New leaf thankfully it was down to 2 leaves hopefully it now starts to acclimate to being back outside #giantwhitebirdofparadise #newleaf

4w
  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2020
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heatherdirtyhands

It's #unfurling yay! #birdofparadise #giantwhitebirdofparadise

4w
  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2020
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heatherdirtyhands

Cant wait for this #newleaf to unfurl! I love my #birdofparadise they are so easy to take care of I hardly have to water... And honestly they are tolerating the dark winter really well.

4w
  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2019
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heatherdirtyhands

#birdofparadise-white #newleaf love seeing these....hope one day mine flowers!

5w
  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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heatherdirtyhands

#whitebirdofparadise

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