Woman's Tongue Tree White Mimosa Nectar Flower Albizia Lebbeck Legume Seeds
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 trees, & are used for erosion control. A 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.
Name: Woman's Tongue Tree Other Common Names: Lebbeck / Lebbeck Tree / Mimosa Lebbeck / Flea Tree / Frywood / Koko / Siris / Rain Tree Scientific Name: Albizia Lebbeck Color: White 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