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Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree
Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree
Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree
Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree
Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree
Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree
Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree
Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree
Albizia Julibrissin Summer Chocolate Purple Silk Tree

Albizia Julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate' Purple Silk Tree

A beautiful shrub that instantly catches the eye and creates a striking feature in your garden.
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800 cm
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RHS Garden Merit
RHS Garden Merit
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
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Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy

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19cm Pot
Item: 510392
£39.99
Grows to
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400 cm
800 cm
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  • A rare and spectacular specimen tree, with amazing burgundy purple to chocolate brown, fern-like leaves
  • The colour alone makes it a unique tree, but it then produces gorgeous fluffy yellow flowers too in late summer
  • Hardy enough to withstand all but the worst frosts, it is ideal for a pot or sunny border
  • Ideal as a feature plant in Mediterranean-style designs - in full leaf it'll really enhance your garden
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 19cm pot, ready for immediate planting
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If you're watching the calories, then here's a guilt-free chocolatey treat! Boasting an irresistible combination of dark burgundy chocolate coloured, finely dissected foliage and feathery creamy flowers in mid to late summer, the Chocolate Tree is a plant that will really get tongues wagging.

The Persian Silk Tree is a deciduous shrub that can easily be kept to a more compact height in smaller gardens by occasional pruning. Perfect in patio pots, beds, borders, grown as an eye-catching, free-standing specimen or even displayed in a cool conservatory, this stunning variety of Cocolate Persian Silk Tree is also very tough, easily coping with winter temperatures down to -5C.

Supplied as an established plant in a 19cm pot, ready for immediate planting.

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Item 510392 supplied as:
1 x 3L Pot

Top Tips

 For the best leaf colour, grow in full sun, as it's almost like a sun tan!

Care Information

  • Best planted in well-drained soil that is neutral to slightly alkaline. Select a warm, sheltered position with moderate to full sun exposure.
  • Ideal for poor or slightly fertile soil, so don't add extra organinc matter or fertiliser when planting.
  • Mulching is recommended over winter but remove it in summer as Albizia prefers direct sunlight onto the area above its roots which will promote flowering.
  • Keep the area surrounding your tree free from weeds and grass for at least 3 years.
  • Pruning is possible in early spring after all frosts to remove any branches that are dead or damaged. Do not cut deeper than about a third of previous years growth, otherwise it will not flower that season.

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800 cm
400 cm
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