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Coastal Banksia

Banksia integrifolia

  • D. Greig, ©Australian National Botanical Gardens
  • ©F and K. Starr, 2005


Erect small to medium tree to 6-10m. Foliage is green on the top and white underneath. Flowers are yellow spikes borne throughout the year.


Tree locations and purpose
Front or back garden Yes
Driveway No
Narrow space No
Courtyard Yes
Screening No
Canopy for shading Yes
Planter box with irrigation Yes
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) Yes
Tree locations and purpose
Family Proteaceae
Tree origin Native
Tree shape
Tree type
Tree size (at maturity) Medium tree 8-15m
Minimum ground area (m²) 25
Canopy area (m² at maturity) 50
Average height (at maturity) 10
Average width (at maturity) 8
Spacing 8-12m
Star rating

This tree is on Council’s list of recommended species for planting in Moreland. 

We recommend you choose the right tree for your space, but when you have more than one tree to choose from, select the tree with the highest star rating.

The Tree Finder tool is one way Council is working to increase tree canopy across Moreland



Image in the top right is sourced from and copyright to the Australian Plant Image Index (APII), Australian National Botanic Gardens

Image in the top right is sourced from Wikimedia Commons under a Creative Commons license.