Albizia procera – Mimosa

This is a medium sized to large, semi-deciduous, spreading tree, native to Northern Australia. The fluffy flowers are borne prolifically in terminal clusters in spring and autumn, and are a greeny cream colour, followed by decorative long red pods. It grows to around 12 metres tall or more, and is a useful shade tree for warmer areas. Not frost tolerant, but will withstand drought once established. Can take saline and alkaline soil.

Family : Mimosaceae
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Plant Type : Small tree, Large tree
Width : 9
Flowering Time : Spring, Autumn
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
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Scientific Name: Albizia procera
Common Name : Mimosa
Height : 15
Flower Color : Cream, Green
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Not frost tolerant
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects