Albizia julibrissin, Pink Siris - Plant

Albizia julibrissin, Pink Siris tree provides light shade and adds a lovely burst of color amongst other deciduous or evergreen trees.

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About Albizia julibrissin

The bark is dark greenish grey in color. The leaves are bipinnate. Each pinna is with 20 to 30 pairs of leaflets. The individual flowers are powder-puff like, with no petals but a tight cluster of stamens. They are pink with a white base, looking like silky threads.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Persian silk tree, Silk tree, Mimosa, Pink Siris
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 12 m
Flower Colour Pink
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water regularly; do not overwater.
  • Remove dead, diseased, damaged parts.
  • March is the good time to prune.
  • A 2-inch layer of mulch should be applied to keep the soil moist.
  • Roots like to spread out, so it is wise not to plant this tree close to a building or any cement structure.
  • Fertilize the tree in early spring before the leaves appear.

    Albizia julibrissin care

    Keep spacing of at least 10 feet in between 2 plants at the ground. Plant the mimosa tree in a sunny spot with well-drained soil. The tree adapts to any type of soil as long as it has good drainage. It also makes an excellent container plant. Provide a large container with plenty of loamy soil and excellent drainage for a potted plant. It spreads about 2.5-4 meters so, plant accordingly.

    Sunlight Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil, Acidic
    Temperature An ideal temperature is 9 to 28 degrees C. Can tolerate up to -10 and 46 degrees C.
    Fertilizer Use any balanced organic fertilizer.

    Albizia julibrissin special feature

    Attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

    Albizia julibrissin uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is most often grown as an ornamental tree

    Medicinal Use:

    • The flowers and stem bark are used to make medicine
    • It is used for anxiety, cancer, depression, sleep problems (insomnia), and sore throat
    • Note: Please consult your health expert

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Albizia julibrissin?

    Albizia julibrissin is commonly known as Persian silk tree, Silk tree, Mimosa, Pink Siris

    How tall do Albizia julibrissin grow?

    On average Albizia julibrissin grows Up to 12 m

    What color are Albizia julibrissin?

    A Albizia julibrissin plant bears flowers of color Pink

    When Albizia julibrissin blooms?

    With enough light, Albizia julibrissin may produce Pink flowers in Summer

    How hard is Albizia julibrissin to grow?

    A Albizia julibrissin is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Albizia julibrissin need?

    A Albizia julibrissin prefers Sun to Partial Shade

    How much water does a Albizia julibrissin need?

    A Albizia julibrissin prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Albizia julibrissin need?

    A Albizia julibrissin prefers Well-drained soil, Acidic

    What temperature does a Albizia julibrissin like?

    A Albizia julibrissin prefers An ideal temperature is 9 to 28 degrees C. Can tolerate up to -10 and 46 degrees C.

    How often should I fertilize my Albizia julibrissin?

    To encourage Albizia julibrissin growth, Use any balanced organic fertilizer.



    Reviews

    Saturday, 21 September 2019

    Amazed to see this plant.

    Sunil Kumar

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