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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Light Pink
  • Multi-Colored
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Purple
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Purple
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

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

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SUMMER CHOCOLATE MIMOSA

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.

Mature Height:

20-30 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Fabaceae · Common Name: Mimosa / Silk Tree

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like 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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase SUMMER CHOCOLATE MIMOSA Online

Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 11708

(2.11 gallons / 8 liters)
(2-3 ft tall)
(6 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 11882

(2.11 gallons / 8 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(11 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

Add to Cart
   
 

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