Ombrella™ Mimosa Tree

Albizia julibrissin 'Boubri'

SKU
00196
A versatile, colorful tree with a striking, multi-trunk form and dark green, fern-textured foliage. Large, cherry-pink, powder-puff-shaped, fragrant flowers appear profusely in the summer - even on young trees. Loves tropical and subtropical climates and takes well to hot, humid climates. Creates an exotic umbrella of dappled shade. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciational-BIZ-ee-uh ju-lee-BRI-sin
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 30 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasMimosa is a perfect tree for creating quick shade on new homesites in warm climates. Use it to reduce heat island effect from pavement on driveways, parking lots and streetside. An historically correct tree for front or back lawns of Victorian homes. A beautiful accent to Spanish architecture, ranches and Santa Fe designed home. A chameleon that will be equally suited to shading tropical gardens filled with understory exotics.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Grows easily in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate, periodic drought, particularly in coastal regions. In containers, continue to water regularly. Feed in early spring.

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