Albizia julibrissin

Mimosa, Silk-tree

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature Height - 20-35'
Mature Width - 25-30'
Longevity - Short lived due to insects and disease problems.

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Light-deep pink threadlike flowers in summer.
Fruit - 5-7" gray-brown seed pods 1" wide in September-October.
Leaf -
Fall Color - No fall color, leaves die off with frost kill.
Bark - Relatively smooth gray-brown.
Other Features - Attracts hummingbirds.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplants readily, extremely adaptable withstands drought, high ph. Flowers best in full sun.
Native Habitat - Iran. Zones 6-9
Diseases and Insects - Subject to vascular wilt disease, webworms, leaf spot and rust.
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Weakness -

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- Other plants with the common name Silk-tree.
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