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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Banksia elderiana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW, cyl. to 15x8cm., pendant
BROWN-GREY, to 12x8cm.
lin., to 60x2cm., serr.
|Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
|Banksia elderiana sales history
Common names for Banksia elderiana:
|Palm Banksia, Swordfish Banksia,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|18||: Australian and African Proteaceae|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|98||: Erosion Control Plant Seed List|
|132||: Windy Condition Plant Shrub and Tree Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Banksia elderiana seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Banksia elderiana seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)