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,…
This crop has an minimum optimum growing temperature of 20C and a maximum optimum growing temperature of 32C. This plant can withstand drought, waterlogging, acid and alkaline soils, a wide range of soil density from clay to sand, as well as maritime conditions. It doesn't tolerate shade.
By seed (scarify to germinate) or by semi-ripe cuttings.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Red spider mite, scale insects and mealy bug.