Wild growing Albizia tree

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By courtesy of wildlifehawaii.com
By courtesy of wildlifehawaii.com

Due to the fast growing speed, Albizia tree (Falcataria moluccana) has never been the roadside tree in Singapore. The trees were first grown in Singapore Botanic Gardens in 1870 and later shifted to waste ground where it start proliferate.

By courtesy of www.ctahr.hawaii.edu
By courtesy of http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu

Albizia is a can grow from sapling to a tree in 35 feet (10.7m) tall, within 13 months. The huge number of seeds in pods can multiply in the wild.

By courtesy of www.baumkunde.de
By courtesy of http://www.baumkunde.de

Although, the tree is beautiful and widely spread like a green canopy. But the branches may prone to fall over the stormy rain, and cast a danger to the road users. Since then, Albizia tree has been out under Tree Conservation Area (TCA) due to it reality and practicality.

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8 thoughts on “Wild growing Albizia tree

    Ryan said:
    July 18, 2013 at 12:20 am

    beautiful trees Syd.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 18, 2013 at 8:25 pm

      Indeed! This is a very beautiful tree, but sadly due to it character, it only can be seen in the wild! 🙂

    sherry fundin said:
    July 18, 2013 at 1:05 am

    WOW. The growth is amazing. Thanks for sharing.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 18, 2013 at 8:25 pm

      You are most welcome! Sherry. 🙂

    Gretchen Del Rio said:
    July 18, 2013 at 3:11 am

    Beautiful lacy foliage. What a rate of growth.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 18, 2013 at 8:26 pm

      Yes! It can grows like a weed! 🙂

    Rexlin Victor said:
    July 18, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Beautiful tree!!!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 18, 2013 at 8:28 pm

      Yes! In fact this tree can be found in East Malaysia and Solomon Islands too! 🙂

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