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bird of paradise.


By numbty


hello everyone,thought I would have a little natter about my bird of paradise, now I realize that birds take forever to flower so I am quite prepared to wait,however what I am puzzled about is the leaves curling inwards,I had my bird in a pot next to the bungalow wall and the leaves curled inwards all the time so I decided to move it right in to the middle of the garden the day after I moved it( hay presto…)the leaves had flattened out (hooray!!!) the next time I looked at them (you`ve guessed it )they had curled inwards again,then out…then in…then out… whatever is going on with this plant I can only guess that it`s weather related depending on sunshine or has earned itself a reprieve because I so very nearly through it out(shock horror)but having seen that the leaves will straighten out when the plant decides too I think I will just keep it and just see what happens!!!

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Clover leaves fold themselves up at night, but on a
cloudy /sunny day your plant is going to get tired if it folds up every time the sun goes in!

6 Aug, 2011


well, if it`s not related to the weather then I`m stumped,don`t know whats going on with it...

6 Aug, 2011

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