Albizia procera – Mimosa

This is a medium sized, 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, and is a useful shade tree for warmer areas. Not frost tolerant, but will withstand drought once established. Can take saline and alkaline soil.

Scientific Name:Albizia procera
Family:Mimosaceae
Common Name:Mimosa
Plant Type:Small tree, Large tree
Height:8 ~ 15 metres
Width:3 ~ 9 metres
Flower Colour:Cream, Green
Flowering Time:Spring, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Tropical, Sub-tropical, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Spreading
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Not frost tolerant
Plant Usage:Windbreak
Special Uses:Street tree
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

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