Banksia tricuspis – Pine Banksia

This banksia is an open branched medium to large shrub, with leaves resembling pine needles and gorgeous large yellow flowers. Flowers provide colour in the garden through autumn and winter.
It can adapt to different well drained soils, and tolerates light conditions from dappled shade to full sun. Somewhat drought and frost tolerant, but not very tolerant of summer humidity in eastern States.

Scientific Name:Banksia tricuspis
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Pine Banksia
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 5 metres
Width:2 ~ 5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Planting Season:Spring
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Decorative fruit
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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