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 plant can tolerate drought and heat, but not frost. This crop has an minimum optimum growing temperature of 24C and a maximum optimum growing temperature of 32C. Trees growing where there is plentiful water will not produce gum, as it is an adaptation to dry conditions.
By seed which has been scarified.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Red spider mite, scale insects and mealy bug.