Fast growing, but messy because of fruit and flower litter. Caterpillars are more of a problem back east than in California. Shade tree tolerant of a variety of conditions. Native to Southwestern and Eastern Asia.
An Albizia julibrissin in Bakersfield is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 43 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 80 inches and a crown spread of 48 feet.
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M. Ritter, W. Mark and J. Reimer
San Luis Obispo, CA, Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA, Ukiah, CA, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
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SelecTree. "Albizia julibrissin Photo Record." 1995-2012. Dec 9, 2013.
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