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Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'

Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'

Mimosa Tree

Regular price $1.00 CAD
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This  selection of "Mimosa Tree" will captivate you , the moment you set eyes on it. Draped in large fern-like, compound leaves, that emerge a pale bronze green, and then age to burgundy brown, 'Summer Chocolate looks like it stepped out of the tropics. Fuzzy, fragrant soft whitish pink, round flower heads stand out well against the cloak of chocolate leaves, in mid to late summer. Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit



Hardiness Zone:  Zone 7 (possibly zone 6 with protection)
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade (best performance in full sun)
Height: 6.0 m to 8.0 m
Spread: 4.5 m to 12.0 m
Soil Requirements: Lean, dry sandy/gritty, well drained soils
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Time:
Use: Specimen tree, patio tree, container plant
Flower Colour & Shape: Fragrant round heads of fuzzy whitish pink flowers held above the leaves
Foliage: Large bi-pinnate compound leaves, comprised of hundreds of tiny leaflets, emerge pale green blushed in bronze, maturing to dark burgundy brown. No fall colour.
Benefits: Foliage colour and texture, deer resistant, fast growth, showy fragrant flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds

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