Banksia tricuspis – Pine Banksia

This banksia is an open branched medium to large shrub, with leaves resembling pine needles and gorgeous large yellow flowers. Flowers provide colour in the garden through autumn and winter.
It can adapt to different well drained soils, and tolerates light conditions from dappled shade to full sun. Somewhat drought and frost tolerant, but not very tolerant of summer humidity in eastern States. Banksias are phosphorus sensitive, so a good native fertiliser is best when it comes to feeding time.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree, Large shrub
Width : 5
Flowering Time : Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Decorative fruit
Scientific Name: Banksia tricuspis
Common Name : Pine Banksia
Height : 5
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects