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Banksia polycephala

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Banksia polycephala

Banpol
Many Headed Dryandra,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
A10
Size: 14cm
Available: 19
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.51 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia polycephala Many Headed Dryandra,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
Very hardy, medium, bushy evergreen spreading shrub with thick, shiny dark-green foliage and yellow bird attracting flowers from Spring through to Summer. Perfect for coastal conditions. Grows approx. 1-3m tall and 1-3m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Feature, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plant in moist well drained soil and apply an organic mulch. Fertilise with a native specific fertiliser. It can handle a range of soil conditions and a front line coastal position. It will only tolerate light pruning on new seasons growth, so prune annually to keep compact.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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