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Australian honeysuckle Banksia hookeriana

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Generalities Australian honeysuckle
This plant in the spring assumes a yellow colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 1,8 m high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. Growing they develop a round-shape shrub. The Australian honeysuckle develops like a shrub. Fertilization Australian honeysuckle
Letís remember to fertilize our shrubs often; we can fertilize enriching our soil with manure, at the end of the winter; or we can give it a fertilizer for flowering plants, every 20-25 days, when watering. If the shrubs are large or cover a large area, we can use a slow release granular fertilizer, to be used every 3-4 months. In the spring letís favour fertilizers rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour the development of a new vegetation and of flowerings. Exposure Australian honeysuckleSole pieno
The Australian honeysuckle plant can be grown in the garden throughout the whole year. It doesn't fear cold weather and it bears very harsh minimum temperatures. For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Australian honeysuckle in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight.During the winter months we can cover a portion of the soil near the roots with dry leaves or other mulch tissue; in this manner we will protect the plant from the harsh climate. Watering Australian honeysuckleTenere asciutto
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 1-2 buckets of water every 2-3 weeks . Concerning those specimens grown in vases, let's remember that usually they need more watering, compared to the same shrubs placed in the ground. Moreover, they are often more sensible to temperatures, either very high or very low, and to radical apparatus diseases. Treatments Australian honeysuckle
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden. Soil Australian honeysuckle
These shrubs favour well drained substratums with a low PH.
Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
6
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1
0
1
continental
5
0
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2
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1
mediterranean
4
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3
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Notes Australian honeysuckle

The Australian honeysuckle needs to be cultivated in an acid substratum, with a PH level lower than 5. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.
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