Mimosa Tree

Mimosa Tree

Mimosa Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Albizia julibrissin
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; drought and wind tolerant
Texture:   Fine
Form:   Vase shaped; often multistemme d; flat top crown
Height:   20 to 35'
Weight:   25 to 30'
Leaf:   20" alternate, bipinnately compound leaf; late to leaf out; no fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Fragrant, light todeep pink, thread like flowers in summer; 5 to 7" gray-brown seeds pods
Comments:    Short-lived; subject to vascular wilt disease; good summer color; attracts hummingbirds; reseeds
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Charlotte and Tryon are disease resistant