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Banksia ericifolia

Plant name: Heath banksia

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: NSW.

Cultural notes: A very hardy shrub in most climates and soils but requiring good drainage. Grow in full sun or part shade.

Maintenance: Can be pruned to maintain shape. Avoid fertilizers high in phosphorus

Tolerates: tolerant of frost, drought, poor soils and salt spray.

Flowering season: Autumn and Winter.

Flower colour: Large cylindrical flower spike with hooked styles, yellow-orange in colour.

Foliage colour: Bright to mid green linear leaves to 2cm in length.

Width: up to 4m

Height: up to 5m

Plant spacing: 150cm apart

Recommended uses: Very hardy, useful as a hedge or screen. Bird attracting.

Description: A dense bushy shrub growing to 5m in Height: and 4m in Width:. Narrow linear leaves to 2cm in length and large yellow-orange cylindrical flower spikes to 30cm.