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Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree

Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'

SKU
00199
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.
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7-10

Good to grow! 9

 Change

Full sun

Once established water during dry spells.

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Botanical Pronunciational-BIZ-ee-uh ju-lee-BRI-sin
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitVase-Shaped
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Poolside
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established water during dry spells.
Companion PlantsCalifornia Lilac (Ceanothus); False Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Rose (Rosa); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Coneflower (Echinacea)

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: 7-10

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

Good to grow!