Banksia serrata
OLD MAN BANKSIA, SAW BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
12m
Plant habit
 
12m

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Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: late summer to early winter

Leaves: furry white-brown new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: woody pod

Bark & Stems: wrinkled bark
 
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Banksia serrata
OLD MAN BANKSIA, SAW BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
12m
Plant habit
 
12m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: late summer to early winter

Leaves: furry white-brown new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: woody pod

Bark & Stems: wrinkled bark


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, street tree, shade tree, windbreak, soil binding

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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