Banksia prionotes

Acorn Banksia


Flower color is orange and gray, 18 cm x 8 cm (7" x 3"). Mature size is a tall shrub or small tree to 24'.  A shrub or tree with narrow-toothed leaves to 30 cm (12").  Blooms in winter.  This is an Western Australia species, drought resistant but frost tender.  Propagation is by seed. 


Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Tall shrub to 24'
Flower Color Orange/gray
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture
Native West Australia
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletTwo-tone flower color
bulletPretty ornamental tree
bulletLong, narrow-toothed leaves

Problem Solving Features

bulletDrought resistant
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow moisture/fertilizer needs

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*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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