Plant Care Persian Silk Tree
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Persian Silk Tree

Also known as

Silk tree, Silk tree, Mimosa tree, Persian silk tree and Pink silk tree

Taxonomy

Albizia julibrissin
Albizia
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Persian Silk Tree

Water

How often to water your Persian Silk Tree

Water needs for Persian Silk Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Persian Silk Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Persian Silk Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Silk tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Persian Silk Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Persian Silk Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Persian Silk Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Persian Silk Tree in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Persian Silk Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Persian Silk Tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Persian Silk Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Persian Silk Tree can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Persian Silk Tree

Persian Silk Tree

Persian Silk Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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