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Banksia spinulosa

Genus Species: Banksia spinulosa

Common / Product Name: Hills Banksia

Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

Height x Width: 1 – 3m x 1 – 2m

Pruning: Prune annually

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Late Autumn / ends: Early Spring

Flower Colour: Golden Tan

Irrigation: Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during 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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