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!

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Cold Hardiness: Zones 6 -9

Edible: Yes, leaves & young shoots.

SizeMedium

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.

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GROWING INSTRUCTIONS

- Soak seeds, starting with boiling water, for 24 hrs. For more information on stratification, check out our article "How To Start Your Tree Seeds".

- Plant soaked seeds in pots or a nursery bed using standard potting soil. Heat mats are NOT required & can hinder germination!

- Protect young tree seedlings from slugs, cutworms & rodents. Slugs especially can eat primary leaves as soon as they come up, so be vigilant! 

 *Excited about growing Fruit Trees from seed? Learn more HERE.*

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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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