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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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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
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
H/STD £70.00 

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre

 

  • Deciduous - 2-pinnate, 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) -
  • Leaf form - Bipinnate - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • 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
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