'Summer Chocolate' is a fast-growing, deciduous/flowering tree. This variety is adaptable to almost any soil type-- it thrives in rocky soils, as well as highly acidic and alkaline conditions. This tree is perfect for adding a tropical element to any landscape; because of its powerful root system it is not advised to plant this tree next to sidewalks or driveways. However, the Mimosa Tree makes a beautiful shade tree or landscape specimen. Its unique leaf structure/color and fragrant, fluffy pink blooms are sure to add high visual impact to your lawn.
Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
Size: Reaches 20' high x 15' wide
Shape: Umbrella-shaped crown/Spreading habit
Foliage: Burgundy colored, fern-like leaves
Flower: Fragrant, fluffy pink and white blooms last through the Summer
Wildlife: Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds
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