Albizia lebbeck | Siris Tree | Womans Tongue | East Indian Walnut | 10_Seeds

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These seeds were collected from Albizia lebbeck, also known as Siris Tree, Womans Tongue, flea tree, frywood, koko, and East Indian Walnut. This tree likes to live in full sun where it can grow over 40 feet high. Its beautiful and fragrant white blossoms are out from the middle of the summer until early fall where they attract many birds, bees, and butterflies. The seeds, leaves, and young shoots can be cooked and eaten as vegetables. This tree produces a great deal of pollen and nectar, making it a valuable tree in the production of honey. The bark is used to make a red dye and a soap. The wood is high quality and used to make furniture as well as charcoal. This tree is a food source for the Amethyst Hairstreak butterfly. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.