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Banksia media

Description

Handsome shrub with dark green leaves and large terminal, scented, yellow flowers from summer to winter. Tolerant of frost and extended dry periods once established. Prefers well-drained light to heavy soils in full or partial sun. Useful windbreak for coastal situations - tolerates salt spray - and for erosion control. Grows well in Ojai in slightly alkaline soils. Prostrate form sometimes grown.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia media
Common Name: Golden Stalk Banksia
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 3-6'
Width: Variable
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1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: $100.00
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
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'.

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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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