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Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree

Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate' Plant Patent #13,822

Item 001995

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USDA Zone:
7-10
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

This fast growing, deciduous tree has a wide, umbrella shaped canopy with beautiful bronze-green, fern-like leaves appearing in late spring. The foliage deepens to a rich chocolate-burgundy color in summer, and is adorned by delicate, pink, pincushion-like blooms in late summer. Thrives in warm, tropical and subtropical climates.

Close-up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Extreme Close-up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja
Price: $130.00
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Average Landscape Size
Fast growing; reaches 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate' Plant Patent #13,822
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Spreading
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Burgundy
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Garden Style: Tropical ,   Contemporary ,   Asian/Zen
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.

Grows easily in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate, periodic drought, particularly in coastal regions. In containers, continue to water regularly. Feed in early spring.

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