A small gnarled shrub with interested serrated foliage and large attractive green-yellow flower heads. Use it as a feature shrub or as a pot plant for a large container. It is a very low maintenance shrub. Banksia aemula was one of the first banksias to be taken to England.
|Scientific Name:||Banksia aemula|
|Other Common Names:||Wallum Banksia|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||3 ~ 5 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 2.5 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Yellow, Green|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Sandy loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.