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Common Name: Silk Tree

Species Name: Albizia julibrissin

Family Name: Fabaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Iran
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Vascular wilt disease (fusarium), leaf spot, rust and webworms



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 40-foot height
    • Leaves: Alternate, bipinnately compound, 20 inches long, 10-25 pinnae each with 40-60 leaflets



Soil Preference Well-drained, adapted to most soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Thrives in poor, dry soil of virtually any pH; produces an abundance of litter; weedy, reseeds readily; fast growth rate


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