Banksia epica
BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Pruning: Lightly prune to shape at any time.

Fertilising: Only use low phosphorus fertiliser according to manufacturer's directions.

 
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Banksia epica
BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream-yellow

Flowering Time: early autumn to late winter

Leaves: dark green

Ornamental Fruit: woody pod


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, large planter, border, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy

Animals: bird attracting






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