Plant Care Broadleaf Banksia

Broadleaf Banksia

Also known as

swamp banksia


Banksia robur

How to care for Broadleaf Banksia


How often to water your Broadleaf Banksia

Water needs for Broadleaf Banksia
0.5 cups
every 9

Broadleaf 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

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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 Broadleaf Banksia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Broadleaf Banksia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Broadleaf 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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How to fertilize Broadleaf Banksia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Broadleaf 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 Broadleaf Banksia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Broadleaf Banksia

Broadleaf Banksia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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