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Shidare

Albizia julibrissin

Shidare is a weeping Albizia, with the characteristic pink powder-puff flowers which appear in late summer.

 

Shidare albizia (silk) trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £70.00
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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How to grow

Like all Albizias, Shidare is not particularly cold-hardy and needs to be protected from frost. It does best when to be planted in a sheltered area in full sun, in well-drained soil.

It grows with a wide spreading habit, with the long bi-pinnate leaves cascading down attractively.

Shidare characteristics

  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive foliage
  • Growth habitWeeping
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteOccasional floodingFree-draining site
  • Flower colourPink
  • Flowering monthJulyAugust
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Albizia Jul Shidare silk tree