Other Names: Silktree, Persian silk tree, pink siris Zone: 6 to 9 Cold Hardy to -15 Degrees F (Not reliably winter hardy in USDA Zone 5) Growth Rate: Fast Plant Type: Small to medium sized flowering deciduous tree Family: Fabaceae Native Range: Asia Height: 20 to 40 feet Spread: 20 to 30 feet Shape: Vase shaped, often multi-stemmed, flat top crown. Bloom Time: June-September Bloom Color: Pink Flower/Fruit: Fragrant, light to deep pink, silky, pompom flowers all summer. 5 to 7
inch gray-brown seeds pods. Sun: Full Sun to Light Shade Fall Color: None Drought Tolerance: High Water: Medium Maintenance: High: Short-lived; subject to vascular wilt disease and mimosa web worm. Self-seeding can produce numerous seedlings. Falling leaves, flowers and seed pods can pose significant clean-up problems if trees are planted near homes. Site Requirements /Soil Tolerances: Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Plant tolerates a number of
adverse conditions including poor soils and drought. Thrives in high summer heat. Culture: Good summer color. Attracts Hummingbirds, Bees and Butterflies. Reseeds. Uses: Popular for use as a terrace or patio tree for its light, dappled shade and tropical effect.
Sowing Albizia julibrissin Seeds: Mimosa Silk Tree seeds possess a thick, impermeable seed-coat which prevents or significantly retards germination. For best results, please follow the instructions in the order provided. Scarify: Pour Hot water over seed. Soak in water for 24 hours. Repeat process on seeds that did not imbibe. Stratify: None Germination: Sow 1/4" Deep
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