Banksia candolleana

Propeller Banksia

 

Propeller banksia: 3-5' x 3-9', 5 seeds per gram, germination rate about 65%.  50 mm (2") annual rainfall, sand.  This species is from Coomallo Hill West Australia and prefers well-drained soils with very low fertility

DO NOT FERTILIZE WITH PHOSPHOROUS FERTILIZERS!

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small shrub to 5'
Flower Color Pinkish orange to yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture, low humidity
Native West Australia
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletYellowish flower spikes
bulletSmall shrub to 5'
 

Problem Solving Features

bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletLow fertility

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Sow seed 1/8" deep in well drained media.  Give preventive fungicidal drench.  Germinate 3-12 weeks at 64 - 80 degrees F.
 
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