3 Litre Pot
- RHS Award of Garden Merit
- Position: Full sun
- Soil: Moist, well drained
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Flowering Period: June – July
- Hardiness:Some protection required in cold areas
- Eventual Height: 6m
- Eventual Spread: 2.5-4m
Albizia Julibrissin ‘Rosea’ is also known as the ‘Mimosa Tree’or Silk Tree a recipient of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit is a small, spreading graceful tree with large mimosa-like bi-pinnate leaves which will fold up in wet weather and at night produced on arching stems.Fluffy rose pink flower heads with prominent stamens open early Summer covering the whole tree until mid Summer, the fragrant blossom acting as a magnet to the bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects to the garden, these are later followed by flat bean like seed pods upto 17cms long. Albizia Rosea can also be grown as a multi-stemmed tree. An outstanding addition to any garden.
Looking After Your Albizia Julibrissin ‘Rosea’
Generally pest and disease free, an easy to grow flowering shrub or small tree requiring very little maintenance, pruning needed only shape. Albizia will tolerate most soil types but they do need to be well drained, a sunny site with some shelter is preferred, the sunnier the position the better the flower production and colour. Apply a good layer of mulch early Winter around the base to help protect the roots in the coldest months.