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Products > Banksia menziesii
 
Banksia menziesii - Firewood Banksia

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Proteaceae (Proteas)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Fall/Spring
Height: 12-20 feet
Width: 10-15 feet
Seaside: Yes
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 30-32 F
Banksia menziesii (Firewood Banksia) - A large tall shrub or small tree to 15 plus feet tall and as wide with thick hairy branches and 6 to 12 inch long by 1 to 2' wide blunt tipped leaves with small toothed wavy margins and rusty undersides. The very showy terminal 6 inch tall by 4 inch wide flower heads start a silver color and age to red then golden. Plant in full to part sun in well-drained light to medium soil. Tolerates drought and has a moderate frost and coastal exposure tolerance. Useful in coastal plantings.  The information displayed on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations that we have made of it growing in the nursery's garden and in other gardens, as well how it has performed in our crops out in the nursery field. We will incorporate comments that we receive from others as well, and welcome hear from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they have knowledge of cultural information we do not mention that would aid others in growing Banksia menziesii.
 
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