One of my favourite, exotic-looking trees at this time of year is the Persian silk tree, Albizia julibrissin 'Rosea'. When not in flower earlier in the season,…
Considered an invasive plant in S. Africa and Portugal. Needs full sun and well drained soil.
Propagate by seed in the spring. Soak them in warm water until swollen first. Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Red spider mite, scale insects and mealy bug.