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Banksia spinulosa

Genus Species: Banksia spinulosa

Common / Product Name: Golden Candles

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

Height x Width: 1 – 1.5m x 2 – 2.5m

Pruning: Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Spring

Flower Colour: Golden Candles

Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions with regular rainfall. 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 Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short periods needs to be planted in areas with cool root run.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for eastern states of Australia. This plant is suitable for coastal areas.

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