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.
*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 careWater 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|
|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
- It is most often grown as an ornamental tree
- 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.
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Amazed to see this plant.
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