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Strelitzia reginae "Mandela's Gold" - young plants - 140mm pot size

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Strelitzia reginae (Bird of Paradise) "Mandela's Gold" is very similar it's better know orange flowering Bird of Paradise except that Mandela's Gold has unusual yellow flowers.  Please note that these are seed grown Mandela's Gold plants - they were grown from hand-pollinated Mandela's Gold seed, so have an excellent chance of flowering yellow.  However, we can never 100% guarantee that they will, because one grain of orange pollen carried by an insect will result in the seed produced being the regular orange strelitzia reginae.  The only way to 100% guarantee that you'll get yellow flowers is to buy a plant in flower (which we do have at some times of the year), but for the price these offer a very high probability.  

 

For those who are interested in genetics, the yellow flower colour is a recessive trait that is not carried by most Bird of Paradise plants, ensuring that it is likely to remain very uncommon.

 

If you are looking for a striking, architectural plant with amazing clear yellow flowers, this is a good choice.  They are also incredibly hardy and tolerant of hot, full sun.

 

These young plants are currently in 140mm or 165mm pots, depending on what season you buy in, although they will be unpotted and sent bare-rooted.  They can grow quickly if provided with adequate water and nutrition, but in times of drought the plants will tend to survive but not show much growth.

 

They will grow to over 1m high (most closer to 2m) and at least 1m wide, so should be spaced accordingly.

 

We do have only a small number available at the moment. 

 

Important information about your order

We post to all states except WA, TAS & NT

All of our plants are posted bare-rooted, wrapped in slightly damp paper

We try not to trim back plants for postage unless we really have to - for example our Gingers and Heliconias are trimmed back to rhizomes as they post and plant better this way

We post on the Monday after payment has been received.  Payment needs to have been recieved by 8am Monday to be included in that day's mail

All items are sent with tracking and where an order totals over $100 it will require a signature on delivery

We inspect every plant before it leaves us to make sure we are sending you healthy, good-sized plants that will perform well in your climate

 

When you receive your plants

Please unpack the box as soon as possible

If you're not ready to plant, leave your plants in a cool, shady place either wrapped in damp paper or in a tub of water until you are ready

Look out for our discount cards - we often reward our customers with a discount voucher so we'll put one in your box whenever we have a promotion running

 

 

 

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  1. Great plants, great service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Jan 2017

    High quality product received via Post in excellent condition.


  2. Thank you 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 4th Dec 2016

    My five plants arrived quickly in the mail - good looking healthy plants. Thank you Golden Valley. Very happy with my purchase and the email support I received when I emailed a query.


  3. Finally found one 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 11th Oct 2016

    We tried to purchase one at the nursery near us but they do not stock them. I found Golden Valley Nursery online.
    It was so easy to order and our beautiful healthy plants turned up two days later.
    We are thrilled with them. Have now decided to purchase some more as they are the ideal Christmas gift for the gardener who has it all.
    Thanks for the great service.


  4. Outstanding service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 3rd Oct 2016

    I received super quick reply from staff to my inquiry regarding information and purchase of Strelitzia reginae "Mandela's Gold", which I could not purchase anywhere in South Australia or any where else in Australia! The staff explained in detail via email how these plants are propagated. Within two days of purchase via the website I received two healthy plants that were packed to perfection! Outstanding service - thanks!


  5. Amazing service. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Aug 2016

    I received a stunning , healthy plant with a great root system. Well packaged, I couldn't be happier.


  6. Amazing 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Apr 2016

    Usually I am disappointed with everything I buy , finally I bought something I did not regret. i just cant believe the great condition my Mandela Gold arrived in. Absolutely beautiful plants, I potted them straight away and the root bulbs were still wet in the packaging, no dried up shrivelled plants here. Really happy and I think I will enjoy these plants for a long time to come. Thanks Golden Valley Nursery.


  7. top quality 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Feb 2016

    Fast delivery, well packed and healthy plants. I'll be shopping here again.


  8. Great Service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Sep 2015

    Products arrived quickly and in great condition. Was really happy with the service too, will be buying from Golden Valley Nursery again


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