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Tree Banksia serrata Old man Banksia

 

 

 

 
Description Banksia serrata is a small to medium sized tree with a single trunk, cork-like bark and deep green foliage. It is usually a gnarly looking tree. Leaf margins are serrated with lobes between 1 mm and 3 mm deep. It produces silvery grey flower spikes and cones. This species can generate well after bush fire due to its ability to store energy.    
Foliage
Evergreen
   
Form
Round
   
Mature Size 10 x 5m    
Uses A very distinctive, bird attracting Australian native that can be planted in multiples and on its own as a single specimen.    
Position & Soil This tree likes a well-drained sandy soil. A good selection for coastal conditions and are often found behind dunes along the coastline.    
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