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Albizia julibrissin (Mimosa Tree, Silk Tree, Pink Siris)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 26449



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Albizia
Species: Albizia julibrissin
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Deciduous
  • Invasive
  • Ornamental
  • Perennial
  • Tree
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 20 to 40 feet (6 to 12 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 20 to 40 feet (6 to 12 m)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
  • August
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
Leaf Shape edit
  • Tripinnate
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Suitable For edit
  • Centre Piece
  • Butterfly Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
Soil Types edit
  • Dry
  • Well-drained
  • Clay / Heavy
  • Loamy / Medium
  • Sandy / Light
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Bloom Colour edit
  • Pink
Wildlife Value edit
  • Bees
  • Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Hummingbirds
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
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Frank (2697)
Tammyd (1215)
toni (36069)
cherylad (2487)
  purpleinopp (8118)
civicboyfl (356)


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civicboyfl (356) wrote on Sep 28 2009
Highly invasive in Florida...I've witnessed first hand at the ability of this tree to take over natual environments in SW FL.

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