E.H. Wilson Mimosa, Silktree
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Mature Height - 20-35'Mature Width - 25-30'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Flowers pink and white--different from speciesFruit - Pod, 5-7" long, 1" wideLeaf - Bipinnate, 10-25 pinnae, each with 30 to 40 leaflets; leaves die green when killed by frostFall Color - No fall colorBark - Smooth gray-brownOther Features - Vase-shaped growth habit, flat crown; increased hardiness over the species to perhaps -15 degrees; attracts butterfliesPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplants readily, withstands drought, high pH, high salinity, high winds; flowers best in full sunNative Habitat - Native from Iran to JapanDiseases and Insects - Vascular wilt disease, webworm, leaf spot, and rustStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Silk-tree.- Other plants of the family Fabaceae.- Other plants of the genus Albizia.- Other plants of the species Albizia julibrissin.