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Banksia serrata

Description

A gnarled, twisted, small, long lived tree. Tolerates most well-drained soils and full or partial sun. Frost and fire tolerant. Large green-yellow flowers in spring-summer. Tolerant of summer watering. Grows in well-drained sandy or heavy soils. Suitable for coastal situations with strong winds, inland or cool mountain areas.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia serrata
Common Name: Saw Banksia
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Height: 15-25'
Width: Variable
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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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