|Height||2 - 10m|
|Width||1 - 5m|
|Sun exposure||Full sun|
|Bloom time||Spring - Autumn|
Banksia Marginata "Silver Banksia" has dense growth with narrow leaves which are silvery grey on the underside and beautiful yellow cylinder shaped flowers.
These provide nectar for insects, birds and small mammals, then as the flowers age and seeds form, food becomes available for seed-eaters such as parrots and cockatoos.
Makes a great feature tree or informal hedge which can be planted in coastal areas, will tolerate dry conditions and must have well-drained soils, is wind tolerant.
Planting: Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so that soil level is the same as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly and water in even if the soil is moist.
Care: Always ensure regular watering is provided for your new plants. The plants may need watering for around 12 weeks or until they are established depending on time of year and weather conditions once planted.
Good mulching will assist to reduce weeds and maintain moisture levels. Maintain fresh growth, shape and promote dense habit by pruning after main flowering time. Feed in early Spring with a low phosphorus fertiliser.
Using tubestock is a great advantage for planting in your garden as they will establish quickly with the appropriate care.
Plants are supplied as tubestock in 42mm wide pots. Your plant will be established in its pot and ready to plant out.