How To Divide Bird Of Paradise Plant 🔪 Strelitzia Nicolai 🌱

Today I will show you how to divide Bird of Paradise plant and make multiple arrangements after.

Bird of Paradise plants can be divided if:

  • you wish to have a few arrangements instead of one;
  • your plant outgrew its pot but you do not have a space for a larger pot.

In this video, you will learn:

✅ how to divide different size Bird of Paradise plants;

✅ how to use a knife to divide Bird of Paradise plant;

✅ how to prune roots and how much is OK to cut back;

✅ what is the right size pot for repotting divided Bird of Paradise stems;

✅ how to create Bird of Paradise plant arrangements with divided stems.


  • The best time to divide your plants is early Spring- early Summer.
  • Use fresh soil for repotting.
  • Divided and potted plants need to be water more frequently for the first 3 months.
  • Plants require more water in dry and hot weather.
  • Do not allow the soil to dry out completely.
  • Check the soil often to ensure that it stays moist.
  • Place plants in the brightest light spot.
  • Rotate every time you water to provide an equal light exposure to all sides.
  • Mist frequently for refreshment.
  • Place humidifier nearby to elevate humidity levels.


All About Bird Of Paradise Plants

About Lechuza Self-Watering Planters

Juliette’s Favorite Tools/Materials:


Potting mix;

Soil moisture meter;

Watering can;


Energy Sprayer;



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