The Silk Tree or Albizia julibrissin has a moderate growth rate with a broad vase – shaped habit. Masses of showy pink flowers in summer. It will flower less in cooler climates. A tough tree with a delicate appearance it will tolerate and adaptable tree especially in the temperate to sub – tropical areas. Suited to a wide range of soil types but will thrive in a well improved soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Rich green, feathery bipinate leaves that fold up at night. Yellow to rusty brown in autumn
Bark: Greyish – brown
Flowers: Small flowers with long showy pink stamens in summer.
Flower Colour: Pink
Tolerances: Moderate drought, moderate saline soils, strong winds, heat, range of soil pH