Large tree native to south-west Western Australia. Deep green leaves with white under-surface and golden or red (rare) terminal flowers. Hardy and fast growing for well-drained soils in full sun or partial shade conditions. Handsome tree for public gardens and parks. Timber used in carpentry. Excellent fast growing street tree.
Biological Name: Banksia seminuda
Common Name: River Banksia
Flower Color: Yellow or Red Forms
Flower Time: Winter-spring
1 Gallon: backordered
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): backordered
Seeds (online only): not available
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'.