Banksia oblongifolia - fern-leaved banksia

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Native dwarf shrub with pale yellow flowers in autumn and winter. Grey green leaves with finely toothed edging. Forms an excellent border plant or potted plant. Able to tolerate frost and salt spray - great for cold or coastal gardens - and will regrow after fire. Very adaptable.

We love fern leaf banksia for its hardy tolerance, garden-friendly size

Banksia oblongifolia - fern leaved banksia, rusty banksia

APPEARANCE: Australian native small tree with pale yellow flowers in autumn and winter.  The slender foliage emerges deep bronze, maturing to grey-green with finely toothed edging.
ORIGIN :East coast from Wide Bay to Shoalhaven
USES: Attract nectar feeding fauna to your garden with this decorative shrub. Forms an excellent border plant and is able to tolerate frost and salt spray. Will regenerate after fire.
PLANTING:  Plant in a well drained sandy to sandy loam soil, but not alkaline.  Full sun or partial shade
CARE: Prune to shape after flowering. Feed with a slow release native fertiliser during spring - Banksia oblongifolia is very phosphorus-sensitive so the P ratio of the fertiliser needs to be under 3%.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1-3m H x 2.5-3m W..
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide
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