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Approximately 22.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Albizia julibrissin is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence:
IVORY to PINK, fluffy, in heads 3.5cm. wide, frag.
legume to 20x2.5cm....(nick, hot water soak, sow 1cm. deep, 1-3 weeks)
bipinn., lflts. to 1.5 cm...branches outreach
|Height, in meters: 6
Height, in feet: 19.80
|Albizia julibrissin seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Albizia julibrissin:
Common names for Albizia julibrissin:
|(folk:tea,flowers dried,candied), (TCM:bark,gen.tonic,depression etc.), He huan, Ho huan, Mimosa, Persian Silk Tree, Pink Mimosa, Silk Tree,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Albizia julibrissin seeds will usually germinate in 28 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak Albizia julibrissin seeds in warm water for a day and a night, sow just below the surface of a sandy - peaty mix, keep at about 25°C, dark and moist (not damp)
Scarify and treat by pouring boiling water onto the seeds, sow the seeds when they swell, change the water daily, keep warm. Will grow in most soils.