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ALBIZIA julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'

Commonly known as Persian acacia, Pink siris

Leaves have a distinct and attractive dark coppery hue. This is sure to become a popular new introduction
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - mimosa-like leaves 30-45cm (12-18in) long. Flowers in terminal clusters 7-15cm (3-6in) wide.
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 4-6m (12-20ft)
  • Tree - umbrella-shaped small tree.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - red spider mite, whitefly - more usually under glass - vascular wilt outside.
  • Place of origin - Iran to Japan.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4-6m (12-20ft)
 

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