Chocolate Fountain™ Mimosa Tree
Albizia julibrissin 'NCAJ1' PP #25,813
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||al-BIZ-ee-uh ju-lee-BRI-sin|
|Average Size at Maturity||Grows 15 to 20 ft. tall, 12 to 15 ft. wide; grows smaller in containers.|
|Design Ideas||Use this dwarf weeping tree with unique foliage color to accent smaller landscapes in warm climates. Plant along driveways and parking strips to create shade and a cooling effect. Silk tree is an historically correct tree for front or back lawns of Victorian homes. A beautiful accent to Spanish architecture, ranches and Santa Fe designed homes. Equally suited to shading tropical gardens filled with understory exotics.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||California Lilac (Ceanothus); Rose (Rosa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); False Cypress (Chamaecyparis)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10