Albizia julibrissin | Mimosa Tree | 5_Seeds

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This is Albizia julibrissin, also known as Silk Tree, Mimosa Tree, Pink Siris, and Persian Silk Tree. This tree likes to live in sun to partial shade, where it attracts birds, bees, and butterflies. This tree can grow up to 40 feet tall. Blooming in the middle of Summer this tree blossoms pink. The cooked flowers can be eaten as vegetables, while the dried leaves can be used to make tea. The silk tree is a larval host for Reakirts Blue, Red Bordered Pixie, and Blue Metalmark butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 10