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BANKS GREVILLEA
Grevillea banksii

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Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Shrub or small tree with showy red flowers.

Native to Queensland.

Family: Proteaceae

Additional Common Names

BANKS GREVILLEA, KAHILI FLOWER

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity Less than 50 years.

Leaves Pinnatifid, Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Red. Flowers in Spring or Summer.

Brown Podlike with Winged Follicles, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Dark Brown, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 20 - 24.

Exposure Full Sun.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Neutral to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Salinity Tolerance is Coastal Good.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in South Coast.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Irritant Health Hazard.

Not Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Grevillea banksii Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 16, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/grevillea-banksii >

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