Banksia seminuda – River Banksia

One of the largest of banksias, the River Banksia grows to a large shrub or handsome tree, with yellow or seldom red flowers. It is fast growing and adaptable in cultivation, tolerant of frosts and dry periods.
Great for the large garden, and ideal for public parks, gardens and as a street tree. The timber is also used for wood working.

Scientific Name:Banksia seminuda
Common Name:River Banksia
Plant Type:Large tree, Large shrub
Height:6 ~ 20 metres
Width:4 ~ 10 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Red
Flowering Time:Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Planting Season:Spring
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Cut flower, Street tree, Decorative fruit, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants