NAME: Woman's Tongue Tree
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Lebbeck / Lebbeck Tree / Mimosa Lebbeck / Flea Tree / Frywood / Koko / Siris / Rain Tree
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Albizia Lebbeck
PLANT SEEDS: When soil temp warms to 70F
BLOOM TIME: Spring
HARDINESS ZONE: 9 - 11
PLANT HEIGHT: 40 - 80'
PLANT SPACING: 40'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 20 Seeds
OTHER: The Woman's Tongue Tree is very ornamental & has a long list of wonderful uses! A native of the tropics & sub-tropics, they are very tolerant of humidity, drought, & salty coastal conditions.
The plants have traditional herbal & medicinal uses, are grown as an ornamental shade tree, & are used for erosion control. Woman’s Tongue is a legume, so it helps the nitrogen levels in the soil to improve the soil’s fertility. They are also grown for honey production, with the flowers being very rich in nectar for honey bees, & are harvested for their quality hardwood lumber.
Nicknamed Mimosa Lebbeck, there are many visual similarities to Mimosa Trees, from the flowers to the foliage & seed pods. They are grown as an ornamental with fragrant fuzzy flowers that start out a creamy white & turn to dark yellow. The flowers provide pollen & nectar for bees, butterflies, & HUMMINGBIRDS. The big cool brown seed pods stay on the tree until the next bloom time, & the flowers & pods together on the tree are very showy!
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Jan 7, 2020