AWARD

ALBIZIA julibrissin 'Rosea'

Commonly known as Persian acacia, Pink siris

Ferny foliage, pink flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Light- to mid-green, 2-pinnate, mimosa-like leaves 30-45cm (12-18in) long. Flowers in terminal clusters 7-15cm (3-6in) wide.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    4-6m (12-20ft)
  • Tree
    Domed crown when mature.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun

ALBIZIA julibrissin 'Rosea'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£17.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Medicinal properties
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mite, whitefly - more usually under glass - vascular wilt outside
    Place of origin
    Iran to Japan
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    Bipinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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6m (20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4-6m (12-20ft)
 

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