Albizia julibrissin

Silk Tree

A broad, spreading tree with finely textured foliage and pink, silky, 'powder puff' blooms in the summer. It is sometimes grown as a multi-stemmed tree. Adapts well to drought, high pH and soil salinity, as long as the soil is well-drained. It prefers a site in full sun. Also called Silky Mimosa or Persian Silk tree and it is a member of the legume family.

  • Common Name: Silk Tree
  • Height: 30' tall
  • Spread: 30' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 6 - 9