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Albizia julibrissin / Silk Tree, 40-60cm Tall in 1L Pot With Stunning Flowers

£14.99

Albizia julibrissin / Silk Tree,

40-60cm Tall in 1L Pot

Albizia julibrissin is a broad-crowned, medium-sized deciduous tree with large, mimosa-like bipinnate leaves. Fluffy white/rose-pink flower-heads, with prominent stamens, open in summer

 

Growing Details

Common Name: Silk Tree
Cultivar: albizia julibrissin
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, sand, chalk, loam
Height: 4-8m +
Spread: 2-4m

Albizia is a small deciduous tree growing to 4-8m. The bark is dark greenish grey in colour and striped vertically as it gets older. The leaves are bipinnate, long and broad, divided into 6-12 pairs of pinnae, each with 20-30 pairs of leaflets. The flowers are produced throughout the summer in dense inflorescences and a tight cluster of stamens 2-3 cm long, white or pink with a white base, looking like silky threads.

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  1. Professionally delivered - in good condition, all as expected. 5

    Posted by Jules on 24th Aug 2018

    Our plant was packaged very well, wrapped in straw, and in a sturdy cardboard box.
    It was planted immediately.
    After a week in the ground, it's looking well.
    We've received exactly what was requested and expected.
    Thanks.