can you please name this for me, meaningful plant

dtobin33June 23, 2014

Hello,
My friend got this a few years ago when his mom passed away. I need to identify it because it is not thriving. Thanks! The leaves grow straight up and then "unroll".

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dtobin33

would you please help identify this plant? The leaves go straight up and then unroll

    Bookmark   June 23, 2014 at 12:13PM
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subtropix

It's Strelitzia nicolai (Giant Bird of Paradise). It looks fine in the picture. Why do yo say that it is not thriving? I would transplant the Dracaenas planted around it though.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2014 at 2:06PM
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Wildflowergma

It looks to me like it might have been to close to the window and gotten sunburned. If this is a southerly exposure, it should be moved and it will probably be okay.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2014 at 5:31PM
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