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Banksia spinulosa

Genus Species: Banksia spinulosa

Common / Product Name: Cherry Candles PBR by Austraflora

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
20cm

Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.5m x 0.70 – 0.90m

Pruning: Light Medium

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Winter / ends: Spring

Flower Colour: Ruby tips on golden cylindrical spike

Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in 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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