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Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Banksia robur

Description

Hardy evergreen shrub to 6' with large greenish-yellow flower heads. Buds are blue-green with large lime-green leaves. Tolerates wet areas and summer watering. Grows best in partial shade in inland areas. Great container plant.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia robur
Common Name: Swamp Banksia
Flower Color: Green
Flower Time: Summer-Autumn-Winter
Height: 6'
Width: 6'
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Availability ...
1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: $45.00
15 Gallon: backordered
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
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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