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Albizia adinocephala

frijolillo, guábilo, cream albizia

Family

Fabaceae

Native to

native to Panamá

Type

tree

Height

medium (5 - 20 m/16 - 65 ft)

Height (m)

10 - 20

Speed of Growth

medium

Deciduous/Evergreen

deciduous

Flower Color

white

Flowering Time

January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December

Fruiting Time

January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December

Difficult Conditions Tolerated

Degraded Soil

Sun/Shade Required To Establish

sun

Other Uses

fence posts, firewood, live fence, ornamental, shade

Reforestation Type

ecological restoration

Successional Type

early successional

Ecosystem Services

nitrogen fixation, pioneer species

Best Method of Propagation

seed

Tips for Cultivation

To improve germination it is recommended to soak seeds in water for 24 hours. The sapling requires about 3 - 4 months in the nursery to reach a size suitable to be transplanted onto the field.