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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Albizia julibrissin Summer Chocolate SUMMER CHOCOLATE MIMOSA
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Plant Characteristics

Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Light Pink
  • Purple
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Seasons of Interest
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Fall
  • Early Spring
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
Best Characteristics
  • Growth Habit
  • Flower

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Albizia is very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'
PP13822 Plant propagation prohibited
AKA: Summer Chocolate Silk Tree

Buy Summer Chocolate Mimosa online. Summer Chocolate has ferny leaves that emerge bonze to green in spring and then turn dark burgundy to chocolate in summer. Its flowers are pink and are produced in clusters. Is considered to be a sterile tree.
  • Rare / Hard to Find Item
  • Limited Item

Mature Height:

20-30 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Fabaceae · Common Name: Mimosa / Silk Tree

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Smart Pot 2 gallon

SKU: 6373

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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Standard Package Grown in Smart Pot.


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Smart Pot 5 gallon

SKU: 4369

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(12 units available now - S)

four year plant Standard Package Grown in Smart Pot.


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Customer Testimonials

Very pleased with my plants and trees, they are top quality and growing nicely. Very good shipping and arrived in good shape.Will buy again in the future, A+++++

Birch River, WV
October 2014

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