|Common Name||Persian silk tree, Silk tree, Mimosa, Pink Siris|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 12 m|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
Water regularly; do not overwater.
Remove dead, diseased, damaged parts.
March is a 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 on 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