An Elegant Tree with Amazing Scented Flowers
A mimosa is an elegant Champaign and orange juice cocktail, but it is also an elegant tree for your natural landscape! It is an unusual, almost tropical or exotic looking tree that does adore the heat and humidity and tolerates drought very well. It is also known as the Persian Silk Tree commonly because of the incredibly fragrant and beautiful pink flower clusters with an unusual thread-like petals.
Hard to beat this fast growing and an ornamentaltree that puts on quite a show. The foliage is similar to a fern, fine textured and ornate. The flower clusters dance across the top of the foliage like pink clouds of cotton candy for a good part of the summer.
Mimosa trees get to about 30’ vase shaped, flat-topped ornamental to use at the back edge of your lot or a backdrop to your vegetable or flower borders. The sweet-smelling flowers attract pollinators like butterflies, birds, and bees to your yard.
The gardenia-like fragrance of the puff ball like flowers, the fast growth rate, and beautiful fern-like foliage are all good attributes. Hardy in zones 6-9 and even into 10 loving the heat and tolerating dry soils beautifully. Mimosa’s tend to work well in less formal situations and in groups out away from pools and patios where they can be allowed to take on their natural form.
For a very unique fast growing ornamental tree, you can’t go wrong with the Mimosa Tree. Order yours now!
* Fragrant, tropical looking pink flowers in summer when few other trees are blooming
* Fast growing and drought tolerant plants
* Nice smaller sized tree fits into smaller landscapes
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Albizia julibrissin 'Rosea'|
|Mature Height||20 - 35 feet|
|Mature Spread||25 - 30 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Light Pink|