Answer: The most important things you can do are apply a deep mulch in late fall (after a few hard freezes) and provide wind protection. Do not fertilize it now, do not prune it now. These would both stimulate late season growth and prevent it from hardening off prior to winter. Also, if it should die back in the winter, be very patient before deciding it is dead as it may regrow from the roots. Good luck with your mimosa!
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