Bird Of Paradise Plants
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bird of paradise

Zone 90740 | Anonymous added on December 1, 2018 | Answered

we have planted giant bird of paradise next to our concrete pool, but ive read the roots are strong and could crack the concrete wall of the pool?? is this correct? should we dig them out, as they are getting quite established now.
many thanks
Rika

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on December 3, 2018

Roots go out and yes they can damage concrete.
It would be best to remove before damage occurs.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/bop/transplanting-birds-of-paradise.htm

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