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,…
Grow in full sun in a free draining soil. Will not tolerate alkaline soils. Is resistant to honey fungus and tolerant of coastal conditions.
By seed (minimum germination temperature is 25C). Also by semi-ripe heel cuttings.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Red spider mite, scale insects and mealy bug.