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Tree Banksia marginata Silver Marginata

 

 

 

 
Description This Australian native tree has a dense growth habit with long green leaves bearing silver undersides. The leaves can have spiky or smooth margins. The large yellow cylinder shaped flowers are a stunning feature to the tree and attract native birds and insects. The flowers are borne from spring to autumn.    
Foliage
Evergreen
   
Form
Broad-domed
   
Mature Size 5 x 4m    
Uses Can be used in native gardens and coastal areas. Anywhere with dry conditions. Great for street planting.    
Position & Soil Tolerates dry conditions and coastal exposure in a well drained soil. Does not tolerate waterlogging or high phosphorus fertilisers. A native fertiliser is recommended. A full sun position is prefered but part shade is tolerated.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 30cm/14L (0.5-1.0m)
• 40cm/27L (1.4-1.6m)
   
Substitutes Banksia ericifolia x spinulosa 'Giant Candles'
Banksia integrifolia
Leptospermum laevigatum
Olea europaea 'Correggiola'
Olea europaea 'Kalamata'
Olea europaea 'Manzanillo'
Olea europaea 'Nevadillo'
Olea europaea 'Picual'
Olea europaea 'Swan Hill'
   
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