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Silk tree
Chocolate Fountain

A purple-leaved weeping form of the Silk Tree, with the characteristic candy-floss pink flowers.
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Growing


Silk tree
Chocolate Fountain
Gardening skillExperienced
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive foliage
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Weeping
Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
PruningLight prune
Growth rateAverage
Site conditionsSheltered site
Free-draining site
Occasional drought
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Identification


Silk tree
Chocolate Fountain
Flower colourPink
Flowering monthJuly
August
Leaf colourBronze
Leaf colour - autumnBronze / Purple
Country of originUnited States
Annual cycleDeciduous
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