Native to Nepal, up to about 1000m.
The seed ripens in January to February and there are about 16,000 seeds kg-1. In India about 7000 plants can be raised from 1 kg of seed. Stored seed retains its viability well.
Nursery techniques are similar to those for other Albizia species.
It has not been planted here as far as is known but it has been used for plantations in India.
Its growth rate is comparable with that of A. lebbeck.
It is used in Nepal as a fodder species (Panday,1982).