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Heliconia Psittacorum 'Curacao' - Parrot Flower

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ONLY AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL DELIVERY OR COLLECTION. These stunning plants are the perfect way to bring a bit of paradise into your home! They'll be happiest in bright indirect light and will grow best in warmer temperatures and higher humidity. Pot size: 17cm Length: 80cm Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition. Spring/Summer... Read more

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ONLY AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL DELIVERY OR COLLECTION.

These stunning plants are the perfect way to bring a bit of paradise into your home! They'll be happiest in bright indirect light and will grow best in warmer temperatures and higher humidity.

Pot size: 17cm

Length: 80cm

Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.

Spring/Summer Autumn/Winter
Bright indirect light - can tolerate some direct morning or afternoon sun.
Winter sun isn't as strong to they can handle a little more direct light.
Water when the top inch or so of soil is dry.
Cut back on watering in the winter months.
Prefers warmer temperatures and higher humidity.
Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.
Feed once every couple of weeks throughout the growing season. Do not feed in Autumn and Winter unless the plants is still actively growing.


Common Name:
 Parrot Flower, False Bird of Paradise

Scientific Name: Heliconia psittacorum 'Curacao'

Family: Heliconiaceae

Origin: Caribbean & South America

Toxicity: Non-toxic to animals and humans.

Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.

Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.

Propagation: These can be propagated by root division when repotting the mother plant.

Common problems: Keep an eye out for spider mites!

Care Tips: Wipe the leaves off every now and then - this will help your plant breathe and keep pests at bay!

Fun Fact: With the right care, these plants can produce flower-like stems in vibrant orange and red colours.

Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments. 

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