Information for Banksia ornata

Banksia ornata - 1  packet for 16 Euros
Banksia ornata - 100  seeds for 58 Euros
Banksia ornata - 1000  seeds for 394 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 17301
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: YELLOW to BROWN, to 14x12cm.
Fruit: cone GREY-BROWN
Foliage: obov. to 10x3cm., toothed
Height in meters: 2.5x2.5

Common names for Banksia ornata: Desert Banksia, 

Banksia ornata is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
18:   Australian and African Proteaceae
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
65:   World Coastal Tree and 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 ornata seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow Banksia ornata 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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