SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Utility friendly tree.Shrub or small tree with showy red flowers.
Native to Queensland.
Additional Common Names
BANKS GREVILLEA, KAHILI FLOWER
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.
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
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Grevillea banksii Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jul 20, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/grevillea-banksii >