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.
Understory planting in Virginia July 03, 2009 - We have some 10 mature tulip and sycamore trees in our No. VA property. The previous home owners were fond of English Ivy and Japanese pachysandra. We are working hard at replacing these invasives to ... view the full question and answer
Use of chemicals for eradicating invasive plants April 24, 2008 - Re: Round Up
We are extremely reluctant to use any chemical agents in our yard (or around our home) due to environmental & ecological reasons... However, we are becoming inundated with several ver... view the full question and answer
Hybrid Campsis radicans 'Madame Rosy' from Medina OH July 07, 2012 - I have a Madame Rosy Campsis that is not blooming. We purchased and planted it last year, mid-summer and it did well for the remainder of the season but this year...nothing but green leaves........wh... view the full question and answer
More information on coltsfoot in Rindge NH July 28, 2009 - I wanted to give input regarding the query from Barbara Medford about: Coltsfoot invasive in Rindge NH
Tuesday - July 21, 2009. I think it likely that the coltsfoot she described is Tussilago farfara... view the full question and answer