Plant Care Hooker's banksia

Hooker's banksia

Taxonomy

Banksia hookeriana
Banksia
Proteaceae
Proteales

How to care for Hooker's banksia

Water

How often to water your Hooker's banksia

Water needs for Hooker's banksia
0.5 cups
every 9

Hooker's banksia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Hooker's banksia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hooker's banksia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Hooker's banksia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Hooker's banksia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Hooker's banksia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Hooker's banksia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Hooker's banksia

Hooker's banksia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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