A great ornamental banksia, growing to a medium shrub and adaptable to a variety of well drained soils and climate zones. Impressive flowers which can be bright yellow, or dark red-purple.
The Cut-leaf Banksia attracts birds as well as providing shelter for them.
Fantastic as an ornamental in the garden, or as windbreak or coastal planting.
This species can tolerate winds and coastal exposure, as well as moderate frost, dry periods, and alkalinity.
|Scientific Name:||Banksia praemorsa|
|Common Name:||Cut-leaf Banksia|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 5 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Yellow, Red, Purple|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Street tree, Decorative fruit, Bird nesting plant, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.