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Banksia praemorsa


Dense, upright, ornamental banksia very adaptable to a wide range of well-drained soils (sandy or heavy clays) and positions. It is tolerant of moderate frost, extended dry periods, strong winds and coastal exposure. Large yellow or wine red flower heads which are sometimes terminal or within the shrub.  The yellow form flowers over a longer period.  Very useful screen and ornamental large shrub for Californian gardens. Attracts birds and is also a bird refuge. Related to Banksia media. Currently have B. praemorsa -burgundy seed available (12/2010)


Biological Name: Banksia praemorsa
Common Name: Cut-leaf Banksia
Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Bright Yellow or Burgundy
Flower Time: Winter-spring-summer
Height: 10'
Width: 6' Approx
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Availability ...
1 Gallon: $25.00
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: $55.00
15 Gallon: $160.00
Mail Order Plant (online only): $56.00add to cart
Seeds (online only): $10.00add 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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