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PROTEA Banksia prionotes

Commonly known as Acorn banksia, Orange banksia

Serrated leaves and bright orange flowers

£20.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2020
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  • Evergreen
  • Orange - bright orange
  • Height - 5-12m (16-39ft)
  • Spread - 4-6m (13-20ft)
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - Phytophthora root rot. Plants will become chlorotic if soil contains too much phosphate or lime
  • Place of origin - Australia (Western Australia)
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Soil Conditions - Free draining sandy soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
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