Information for Banksia meisneri

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 17294
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: YELLOW, to 4x4cm.
Fruit: cones glob.
Foliage: v. narrow, 5mm. long
Height in meters: 1.5x2 K

Common names for Banksia meisneri: Meisner's Banksia, 

Banksia meisneri is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
18:   Australian and African Proteaceae
19:   Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
580:  Proteaceae

Germination guide
Banksia meisneri seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow Banksia meisneri 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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