Mimosa | Drought Tolerant Trees
The Mimosa (Albizia julibrissin), also known as the Silk Tree, is a gorgeous flat-topped deciduous tree that brings a special rainforest effect to Southern California. The very hardy and heat loving Mimosa is ideal wherever a full, dense canopy is desired during the summer months.
Moist to dry soil
Full sun to partial shade
36 inches per season
Spring or Summer
Showy, pink or rose
Fall, Winter or Summer
Very large, prolific, brown pod
Pest & Disease
Susceptible to Caterpillars, Fusarium and Root Rot
To learn more about creating a water wise landscape, check out our complete list of the best drought tolerant and drought resistant trees for North County San Diego. You can also contact our Certified Arborist to ask a question!
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