1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
785.594.2966

mimosa, silk tree

Albizia julibrissin

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Zone 6 – 9
Mature Height:
15-20’
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Native to southwestern and eastern Asia, this deciduous tree makes a statement with its powder-puff pink flowers in summer and fern-like leaves. Tolerant of intense heat, sun, and drought, it grows quickly given regular water. 40’ wide canopy can be pruned back to 10 -20’ with a similar spread.