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Banksia marginata

Description

Variable shrub to small tree with yellow flower heads in spring and summer. Hardy adaptable banksia for most soils and positions, inland or coastal. Tolerant of frost, salt winds and extended dry periods once established. Also tolerant of moisture around the roots. Various shrub & tree forms available - grown from seed.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia marginata
Common Name: Silver Banksia
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring - early summer
Height: 15-30'
Width: Variable
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1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: $140.00
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): $8.00add to cart
Propagation Information: No pre-treatment required. Seed germinates readily 4-12 weeks. Sow seed in mix 3:1 Perlite:Peat and cover the depth of the seed. Keep moist until germination occurs. Best to sow in individual containers to prevent damage to the root system when transplanting. Drench seed with a fungicide after sowing to prevent "Damping Off'.

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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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