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Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Albizia
                        Specie: julibrissin

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 20-40 ft (6-12 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained loamy soil; keep moist in summer

Features: Showy pinkish flowers held above foliage in summer

Uses: Large gardens Parks

Zones: 8-12

Description: This deciduous tree is native to Japan and western Asia. Under good conditions it is valued for its abundant pinkish inflorescences with silky stamens, held above the foliage in summer. Reaching 20?40 ft (6?12 m), its feathery foliage is dark green, paler

Growth Habit: Thick trunk with broad flat crown

Comments: Tolerates frosts

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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