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By Billmac

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I have two Banksia plants in 11cm pots,Spinulosa and Honey Pots, I need to repot them what compost mix should I make for these plants.




Hi, welcome to GoY, I would suggest a mix of 2 parts ericaceous compost, 1 part sharp sand, and 1 part horticultural grit, Derek.

27 Jul, 2016


Thanks for the info.

I believe they like ash from the bush fires in Australia, do you think ash from burnt pine needles which are slightly acid would be ok in the mix?


1 Aug, 2016


HI, they like an acidic , well drained soil, so I don't think it will do any harm, but in Australia it's probably the only 'fertilizer' they get, but isn't really necessary in cultivation, Derek.

1 Aug, 2016

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