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Albizia tree
Summer Chocolate

A popular form of the Silk Tree with burgundy foliage and scented cream powder puff blooms.
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Growing


Albizia tree
Summer Chocolate
Gardening skillAverage
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive foliage
Autumn foliage colour
Scented flowers
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
PruningLight prune
Growth rateSlow
Site conditionsSheltered site
Free-draining site
Occasional flooding
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Identification


Albizia tree
Summer Chocolate
Flower colourPink
Flowering monthJuly
August
Leaf colourBronze
Leaf colour - autumnBronze / Purple
Annual cycleDeciduous
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