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Berkeley Springs, WV
(Zone 6a)

September 28, 2009
2:46 PM

Post #7112371

One of the first things I did after buying my house (in the Eastern Panhandle of WV) 3 years ago was have a good-sized mimosa cut down. It was hollow in the middle, but the reason I had it cut down was its invasive qualities. There were seedlings everywhere in the yard, too. I still get seedlings in my garden beds 3 years later. The roots of the tree still produce watersprouts, too. But, at least they are not as aggressive as the Ailanthus Altissima, which is a BIG problem in this area. I want to avoid all species of Asian plants for ornamentals, as so many of them have become invasive here (Japanese honeysucle, Japanese barberry, etc.)
Mico, TX

September 28, 2009
3:03 PM

Post #7112441

Do you have any seed pods from your mimosa. I would love to plant some and see if they come up. I am on 12 acres with loads of cedar trees we need to get rid of. Would be nice to have some blooming trees. E mail me if you have some or know of anyone who has some. Kathy
Berkeley Springs, WV
(Zone 6a)

October 5, 2009
2:48 PM

Post #7136952

Sorry, no seeds, other than those already in the soil.

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