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Banksia praemorsa Yellow

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia praemorsa Yellow Cut Leaf Banksia,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

An ornamental dense shrub to around 2-5m tall with small attractive wedge shaped leaves. Flowers are bright yellow with dense cylindrical heads 20cm long in Winter, Spring and into Summer.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Performs best in a full sun position in a well-drained soil. It can handle a range of soil conditions and a front line coastal position. Tolerates moderate frost. Feed in Spring with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

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

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