Description

The Banksia spinulosa is a large shrub or small tree with rich golden orange cone-shaped flowers in Autumn, loved by native wildlife and nectar loving birds. It has distinct bright-green narrow pine needle-like leaves. It prefers to be planted in sandy or clay soils, happy in tropical or temperate climates.

Common Name/s :  Hairpin Banksia

Family : Proteas

Origin : Native to Eastern Australia

Habit : Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped

Height : Up to 3.0m in height

Width : Up to 2.5m in width

Growth Rate : Moderate

Foliage : Its has distinct bright-green narrow pine needle like leaves

Flowers : Yes

Flower Description : It has rich golden orange cone-shaped flowers in Autumn, loved by native wildlife and nectar loving birds.

Flowers colours : Orange;Yellow and Gold

Fruit : Not known to have any fruits

Position : Full Sun to Park Shade

Common Pest And Diseases : Not know to have any pests or diseases

Soil Type : The Banksia spinulosa grows well in soils ranging from light through to moderately heavy with good moisture and drainage. Soils with high lime content lead to yellowing foliage and poor growth.

Care And Maintenance : Plant in full sun to part shade in well-drained soil, prune after flowering to promote density and fullness.

Available Pot Size/s : 50mm

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