Bird Of Paradise Help

gavcoxApril 18, 2012

Hi, I have had my BOP about 2 months and was just looking for some info. The last week or so a new shoot has come up at the side of the pot and im not sure what it is. see pics

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auron22(6b OH)

I'd say it's an offshoot and that you can propogate BOP through division. Lot's of plants multiply that way. Good time to start a second pot if you felt like it i guess. Here is a link on BOP care. I can't promise the information is legitimate though, gotta love the internet. I would bet my money that you can divide it though and both would live.

Here is a link that might be useful: BOP care

    Bookmark   April 18, 2012 at 9:01PM
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Looks like a Palm seedling to me.

Do you have palm trees around? Or a seed could have fell in the soil at the nursery.


    Bookmark   April 20, 2012 at 4:06PM
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