Banksia grandis – Bull Banksia

Spectacular yellow flower heads and large toothed foliage on a large shrub are the key features of this iconic Western Australian Banksia. It makes a great feature shrub for the garden and is especially good for coastal areas. It is a vey low maintenance plant. Doesn’t like excessive humidity.

Scientific Name:Banksia grandis
Common Name:Banksia
Other Common Names:Bull Banksia
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:4 ~ 8 metres
Width:3 ~ 5 metres
Flower Colour:Cream, Yellow
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Cut flower, Decorative fruit, Bird nesting plant
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants