Mimosa is a decidious tree that is part of the
Other Names: Silk Tree, Persian Silk Tree,
Silktree, Shabkhosb, Buck Fizz,
Descriptions: Mimosa have pom-pom like
flower clusters with colorful "hairs"
that stick out and fern like foliage.
Size: Mimosa grows from 20' to 40' tall.
Symbolism: Mimosa symbolizes sensibility,
protection, prophetic dreams, and purification.
Grow Details: Mimosa are very easy to
grow and thrive in the right conditions. The mimosa
has sweet smelling flowers.
Soil Type: Clay,
Loam, Sand, Well-Drained
Soil PH: PH 5.0 - 7.0
Water: Drought Tolerant
Light: Full Sun
Grow Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Height: Mimosa grows from 20' to
Flower Colors: Pink
Blooming Period: April to July
Type: Perennial Tree
Herbal Remedy Properties: In the past
the Mayans of Mexico used roasted Mimosa bark
to treat lesions of the skin. Modern herbalists
use mimosa in commercial hair and skin products
that claim to rejuvenate skin.
Native Area: Mimosa is native to China,
and introduced to Central America and South America.