ALBIZIA julibrissin 'Ombrella'

Commonly known as Persian acacia, Silk Tree

A newish variety with cherry-pink fragrant flowers and dark green ferny leaves. Flowers profusely at a young age. Grows to only 10-15 feet
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    2-pinnate, mimosa-like leaves 30-45cm (12-18in) long with many small sickle-shaped leaflets.
  • Height
    3-5m (10-15ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree with domed head when mature. Produces terminal clusters 7-15cm (3-6in) wide of spherical flower heads 3.5cm (1½in) across.
  • 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 'Ombrella'

Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
H/Std £100.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mite, whiteflies - more usually under glass. Vascular wilt outside
    Place of origin
    Iran to Japan
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    (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
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Albizia julibrissin - Care Guide
3-5m (10-15ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)

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