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Cultural Details for Aesculus x arnoldiana 'Autumn Splendor'

Common Name:
Autumn Splendor Arnold's Buckeye

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:
35 feet high

Average Mature Width:
25-30 feet wide

Flower Details:
6" panicle of yellowish-red flowers borne at the end of branches

Fruit Details:
Yellow-brown, thickly husked fruit capsule containing one or two shiny brown seeds

Fall Color:
Brilliant maroon-red fall color

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
No serious pests have been noted

Native Habitat:

Other Features:
Hybrid of A. flava x A. pavia

Culture and Care:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
8762, 8763, 8764

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.