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Old 27-06-2011, 05:30 PM posted to rec.gardens
Amos Nomore Amos Nomore is offline
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"David E. Ross" wrote:

On 6/27/11 8:20 AM, Paul wrote:
Anyone have any idea what it is?

Silk tree (Albizia julibrissin): This can eventually be a tree 40 feet
high with a branch spread of 80 feet. This is a tropical or (at best) a
subtropical, damaged by frosts.

There is a variety of Albizia julibrissin which is quite cold hardy. I
live in zone 7 and they grow all over town.

It might instead be a plume albizia (A. distachya), which is even more
tropical. This one grows to about 20 feet.