Information for Banksia benthamiana

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 17264
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: GOLDEN, cyl., to 12x6cm.
Fruit: cones
Foliage: to 20x1cm., serr. apic.
Height in meters: 5x5

Banksia benthamiana is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
18:   Australian and African Proteaceae
169:   Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
580:  Proteaceae

Germination guide
Banksia benthamiana seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow Banksia benthamiana seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20C.

Sow 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)

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