How would the chocolate Mimosa Tree do here in Salt Lake City, zone 5.
That is a question that I'm afraid Mr. Smarty Plants can't answer for you other than to say we don't recommend planting Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate' at all. Not only is this species not native (it originates from Asia), but it is a variety of a species that is considered invasive and is on the Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group's Least Wanted list. As a substitute we can offer some Utah native trees that have something of the look of the chocolate mimosa.
Controlling Thermopsis rhombifolia (buffalo bean) in Mozambique May 19, 2009 - Dear Mr. Smarty, Please,can you assist. We have
a plot on a dam in Mozambique. It has been invaded with Thermopsis
rhombifolia (we call it buffalo bean), it is very hardy and if you fall
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Eucalyptus tree for Spring, Texas October 31, 2008 - I've heard eucalyptus trees do not lose their leaves in the winter and grow considerably tall. I want to replace a decaying pine tree with a eucalyptus tree. Do you recommend that for the Spring, T... view the full question and answer
Toxicity and invasiveness of Scarlet Wisteria May 04, 2007 - I recently purchased seeds for Scarlet Wisteria (Chinese rattlebox tree). I spoke to a neighbor about this and she warned me not to plant them as they were poisonous to hummingbirds. Can you clarify... view the full question and answer
Why isn't Lantana camara in NPIN? October 16, 2009 - Why don't you have Lantana camara in your data base? It is very common here, and is in the USDA database.
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Non-native, invasive Paulownia for San Marcos TX April 24, 2012 - Can a Paulownia tree grow in San Marcos? If so were can I get one? view the full question and answer