Banksia ericifolia – Heath Banksia
Native 5m wildlife tree and excellent screen plant. Heathery foliage is frost and salt-spray tolerant. Classic bush flowers and lovely seedheads too.
Banksia Ericifolia – Heath Banksia
INFO:ÊLovelyÊorange Banksia flowers with fine, health life foliage. Flowering in autumn and winter. ÊVery bird attracting plant.
LOCATION:ÊFull sun to part shade. Prefers well drained soils and suitable toÊcoastal areas.ÊHardy to frost
HEIGHT & WIDTH:Ê 4m x 3m
SUITABLE USES:ÊCut flowers, screening
CARE: Prune after flowering to promote a tidy compact brush and better flowering. ÊMulch and water well until the plant has established, especially the first summer. Apply a native slow release fertiliser during spring for maximum growth and betterÊflowering.
– Plants being sold are tube-stock plants (not mature trees)
– In stock QTY’s are updated routinely. They are not always a true reflection of quantiles in stock. Additionally if you are wanting larger quantities please message us as we might be able to help you.
-ÊAverage plant size:Ê10-20 cm in tubesÊ80mm x 42mm.
*** The best part with tube stock plants is that they establish very quicklyÊand they’re much cheaper. Saving you money! ***
USES:Cut Flower.Ê This adaptable Banksia forms an excellent screen plant and is able to tolerate frost and salt spray. Birds adore these plants and kept busy for ages.Ê Seed pods are decorative.
PLANTING: Plant in a well drain sandy to sandy loam soil but not alkaline.
CARE: Use Native fertilisers only and donÛªt over water.