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Firewood Banksia

Firewood Banksia is an easy-to-grow medium tree with showy red flowers and attractive foliage.

Medium Tree Bushland Feature Foliage Waterwise

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Noongar Name: Bulgalla

Scientific Name: Banksia menziesii

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Medium tree with a maximum height up to 10m

Flower: Red or Yellow

Flowering Time: Bunuru-Djilba(Feb-Aug)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Suitable for a sunny position.

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Waterwise Listing

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, and Mammals


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