Open shrub to 9' or small tree to 30' with terminal orange flowers the shape of an acorn. Spectacular in bloom. Requires well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of most frost and extended dry conditions once established. Suitable for large containers. Grown commercially for cut flowers.
Biological Name: Banksia prionotes
Common Name: Acorn Banksia
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Late Summer-Winter
Width: 9' +
1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
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'.