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Q.Why Are My Bird Of Paradise Leaves Splitting And Shredding

Zone Sacramento, CA | MrsMockingbird added on April 29, 2021 | Answered

My bird of paradise bloomed for the first time this year and the blooms are beautiful. but their glory is somewhat tarnished by the condition of the leaves. The leaves start out looking good but eventually begin splitting and shredding. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

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Answered on April 30, 2021

This can be due to wind or low humidity, but it the plants natural response to stress. This feature allows the leaf to still function, even when it is ripped, since it is still attached to the leaf.

Unfortunately, it would take changing environmental factors to correct this. Keeping proper care will help it to stay at its best, though. This article will help:


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