1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

mimosa, silk tree

Albizia julibrissin

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.