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Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree

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Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree
Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree
Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree
Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree
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Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree

    1 review

Deep Purple Foliage and Pink PomPom Blooms on a Dwarf Mimosa!

  • Fuzzy Pink Flowers in late spring and summer
  • Green foliage transforms to chocolate in summer
  • Tropical appeal and unique color
  • Quickly grows to 20 feet tall
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Wow! A fast-growing, flowering tree with a tropical flair and bold, colorful leaves...and so much more! The Summer Chocolate Mimosa tree is a sight to behold. Get ready to fall in love with this no-maintenance beauty!

Fern-like leaves emerge green in spring. As summer approaches green leaves transform into a dark chocolate fantasy. These burgundy leaves definitely stand out in your landscape. But they aren't the only eye-catching feature of this small Mimosa tree. Cotton candy pink pompom blooms pop against the deep purple backdrop from late spring through summer. The umbrella canopy of the Summer Chocolate Mimosa is spreading, almost weeping, and truly unique!

Hummingbirds and butterflies love the fragrant flowers of the Chocolate Mimosa. This tree is a top choice for adding a wildlife friendly option to your landscape. The Chocolate Mimosa is much less invasive than its cousins.

The Summer Chocolate Mimosa tree will look great anywhere in your landscape. The pink fuzzy blooms and deep chocolate purple leaves add exciting and unique elements to your yard. The mature size is 15-20 feet tall and 15 feet wide. Chocolate Mimosas look great as single specimens planted in your yard and provide a strong, but beautiful focal point.

This dwarf mimosa looks great framing your driveway. Plant one on each side and your house will become your home. This tropical beauty is the perfect centerpiece for any garden. You will love the stunning, colorful distinction the Chocolate Mimosa will add to your yard.

Mimosas are easy to grow and no maintenance once established.

We recommend the Summer Chocolate Mimosa for growing zones 7 to 10. Mimosas perform best in full sun, but can tolerate mild shade and are adaptable to just about any soil as long as it is well-draining.

Mimosa are drought tolerant once established. Fertilize in early spring and when planting with our balanced, slow-release fertilizer to give your tree a boost and help it achieve the best growth and blooms.

Enjoy Chocolate without the guilt! Order your Summer Chocolate Mimosa today!

Caring for Summer Chocolate Mimosa Tree

Be sure you choose the right location and conditions for your new Chocolate Mimosa to thrive. Mimosas are easy to grow and don't require much maintenance. You can plant your mimosa just about any time of year. Avoiding temperature extremes is ideal, of course. Mimosas grow in zones 7-10.

Planting

These trees will perform best in full but can tolerate mild shade and are adaptable to just about any soil as long as it is well-draining. Mulching with a 2-3 inch layer of mulch is ideal for newly planted mimosas. Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk as these increases the chances of pests and disease.

Watering

Mulching helps keep moist and protects roots during temperature extremes. Mimosas should be watered deeply about 2 times per week after planting for about 3 months. After this establishment period, water deeply about once weekly when conditions are dry. Mimosa drought tolerant once established.

Fertilizing

Fertilize in early spring and when planting with our balanced, fertilizer to give your tree a boost and help it achieve the best blooms. Mimosas do not generally require pruning, but if needed, prune when they are dormant to remove any dead, dying, or crowded branches.

Maintenance

The best way to prevent disease and pests is by providing the appropriate care for your plants. Proper location choice, watering, and fertilization the keys to your success. Scale, mites, and webworms are a few pests that on occasion attack Mimosas. Minor infections aren't likely to cause problems, but a severe infection can weaken your tre

You can treat these pests naturally with horticultural oil. For severe infections use pesticides like carbaryl, also known as Sevin. Mimosas are disease resistant. However, there is one serious disease known as Mimosa Wilt that is very dangerous for your tree. Keeping your tree healthy with fertilizer and water helps reduce the chance of this condition greatly.

Landscape ideas

The Summer Chocolate Mimosa tree will look great anywhere in your landscape. The pink pompom blooms and deep leaves add exciting and unique elements to your yard. The mature size is 15-20 feet tall and 15 feet wide and the natural habit is a weeping umbrella canopy.

Chocolate Mimosas look great as single specimens planted in your yard and provide a strong, but beautiful focal point. This dwarf mimosa looks great framing your driveway. Plant 1 on each side and watch your house turn into a home. This tropical beauty is the perfect centerpiece for any garden. You will love the stunning, colorful distinction the Chocolate Mimosa will add to your yard.

growing zone 7-10
Growing Zones 7-10
Shipping Restriction AZ, FL
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full, Partial
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 15-20 Feet
Mature Width 10-15 Feet
Fall Color Red
Bloom Color Pink

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