Mimosa Tree Seeds (Albizia julibrissin)

(Albizia julibrissin) Deciduous. Zones 6 - 9.

What a lovely and unusual tree! Averaging 30 feet in height, the Mimosa, or Persian Silk Tree has deep green, fern-like leaves and incredibly exotic, pink, feathery flowers. Hardy to zone 6, this tree can been grown in many micro-climates right here in Canada!

Did you know you can grow Albizia julibrissin as a miniature tree aka bonsai?


Cold Hardiness: Zones 6 -9

Edible: Yes, leaves & young shoots.


Growth RateMedium - Fast

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: No

Germination: 98%

Sun Requirements: Full Sun - light shade

Soil Preference: Thrives in well draining soil with medium moisture, however is tolerant of drought. Can tolerate of many soil types.



SEED PRETREATMENT: Seeds require scarification—gently scratch the seed surface with sandpaper. Then soak seeds for 24 hours, start with boiling water. Seeds should sink after soaking—repeat process if needed.

STRATIFICATION: No stratification period is required.

SEEDING: Sow soaked seeds 1/8” deep, ideally in a peat/perlite mix. Alternate soil temperatures during the day (30°C) and night (20°C). Water evenly and regularly.

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 30 days.

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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia.

  • $5.99

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