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Banksia ericifolia x spinulosa

Genus Species: Banksia ericifolia x spinulosa

Common / Product Name: Giant Candles

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

Height x Width: 1.5 – 5m x 2.00 – 4.00m

Pruning: Prune annually

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Winter

Flower Colour: Yellow

Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established. Heavy frosts will cause the plant to die, needs to be planted in protected areas.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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