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Q.Is It Advisable To Cut The Dead Leaves And Stalk From Bird Of Paradise.

Zone GU34 1DZ | Susan Morrison added on August 31, 2020 | Answered

This plant is 2 years old,first time the leaves have died.No flower yet.

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Answered on September 1, 2020

Normally, I would say yes, as they die off more than halfway. In this case, I notice that the leaves that are dying are the newer leaves! This indicates a serious issue.

Likely the container is too small. Roots are likely compacted, and the soil likely lacks nutrients.

Potting up into fresh soil in a slightly bigger container (about 2 or 3 inches larger on all sides) will help you to resolve the problem.

Here is an article that will help you to care for these plants:


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