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