Information for Banksia lanata

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 17285
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: CREAM-BROWN, to 6x10cm. glob.
Fruit: cone
Foliage: lin., -1cm.x1mm., hairy
Height in meters: 1x2

Banksia lanata is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
18:   Australian and African Proteaceae
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
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 lanata seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow Banksia lanata 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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