Banksia media
Golden Stalk

Uses: Tough, highly ornamental Banksia with long yellow scented spikes winter to summer.
Will tolerate salt spray
Can be used as a windbreak.
Banksia's can be a little difficult to prune. They do respond well to light pruning but too much can result in heavy leaf growth at the expense of flowers. Pruning too hard into old wood can result in permanent damage to the tree.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-domed Domed
  • Height 2-4m
  • Spread 2-4m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Proteaceae
  • Botanical Name Banksia media
  • Common Name Golden Stalk
  • Origin WA
  • Habit Domed
  • Landscape Coast, Coastal cliffs, Coastal footslopes, Hills, Plains, 2nd line coast, Footslopes
  • Soil Texture Loam, Sand, Clay
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost, Salt spray, Wind, Light frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Cream, Gold
  • Flowering Time Summer, Winter, Autumn, Spring
  • Foliage Dark-green
  • Flower Type Cylindrical spike
  • Purpose Ornamental, Shade
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Seasonal Colour Spring
  • Trunk Smooth
  • Form Small Tree (Up to 7m)