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Banksia baxteri

Description

Open medium fast growing  with dome-shaped terminal yellow-green flower heads and attractive seed pods. Prefers well-drained light to heavy soils in partial or full sun. Hardy to extended dry periods and frost once established. Grown commercially for cut flowers. One shrub can produce around 200 flowers. Makes a good screen or hedge.  Will grow on the coast with some protection from salt laden winds.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia baxteri
Common Name: Birds-nest Banksia
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Height: 8-12'
Width: 6-12'
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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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