Description The Palm Banksia is a bushy shrub growing to about three metres in height. The leaves are long and narrow and grow from 15cm to 40cm long. The leaves curl and have fine serrated margins. New growth is covered in brown hairs giving a furry appearance. The flower heads are produced in yellow spikes that hang downwards . Flowers are produced mainly in summer and early autumn, and continues intermittently until winter. The fruit is a woody cone with up to 30 large seed follicles.
Height 1m - 4m
Spread 1m - 4m
Habitat grows on sandy soils
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar
Distribution native to southern parts of Western Australia about 400 km east of Perth in an area inland from Esperance in the south to around Kalgoorlie in the north.