Banksia serrata

Saw Banksia

 

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The flower color is a gray-green spike 15 x 8 cm (6" x 3"). Mature size is a large shrub or small tree to 30'. Oblong, saw toothed leaves with wavy margins. Fall blooming. Used successfully as grafting stock. An Eastern Australia species found in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania. 

DO NOT FERTILIZE WITH PHOSPHOROUS FERTILIZERS!

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Shrub/tree to 30'
Flower Color Gray/green
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture, humidity tolerant
Native New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge white flowers
bulletOblong, saw toothed leaves
bulletMay be used for grafting stock

Problem Solving Features

bulletGood for grafting stock
bulletLow maintenance
bulletHumidity tolerant

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Sow seed 1/8" deep in well drained media.  Give preventive fungicidal drench.  Germinate 3-12 weeks at 64 - 80 degrees F.
 
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