Banksia hookeriana

Acorn Banksia, Hooker's Banksia

 

The flower color is orange/yellow 3" x 2-1/2".  Mature size 5-10' shrub. It commonly grows in thickets, the leaves are gray-green with saw-tooth margins. Frequently known to bloom in three years from seed.  Native habitat is West Australia near Eneabba.

DO NOT FERTILIZE WITH PHOSPHOROUS FERTILIZERS!

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Shrub 5 to 10'
Flower Color Orange/yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture, low humidity
Native West Australia
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletBeautiful, two-toned flower color
bulletAttractive foliage
bulletBlooms at an early age

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent for hedge/thicket
bulletLow moisture requirements
bulletLow maintenance

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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