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Banksia benthamiana

Description

Ornamental erect shrub 6-12' for very well drained soils. Tolerant of extended dry periods and moderate frosts once established. Suitable for full sun or partial shade. Large sulphur yellow (sometimes) terminal flowers in summer. Excellent landscape banksia. Good container plant for several years.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia benthamiana
Common Name: None
Flower Color: Bright yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Height: 9-12'
Width: 9'
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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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