Banksia robur
SWAMP BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Pruning: Cut back long stems to the base.

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

 
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Banksia robur
SWAMP BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring, early winter to late winter

Leaves: red new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: woody pod


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy

Animals: bird attracting






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