Coast Banksia

Scientific Name: 
Banksia integrifolia
Family Name: 
Proteaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
This tough tree has a gnarled trunk and the bees love its flower spikes for the nectar.
Plant Height: 
2-6m
Plant Width: 
2-3m
Plant Use: 
Beverage
Bee Fodder
Harvest Period: 
All year
Of Interest: 
Suck the flowers fresh or soak in water for a sweet drink.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Small Tree
Climate: 
Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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