Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Slower on old wood, shoots from base 2-4' in a single season.
Mature Height - 8-12'
Mature Width - 8-15'
Longevity - Medium life span for a shrub, 20-30 years

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Brush-like white 4 petaled 0.50" diameter in June-July
Fruit - Pear shaped tan brown capsules 1-3" in length.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Variable in its effect, Yellow-green.
Bark - Stem is stout, gray-brown with raised light lenticels.
Other Features - Handsome shrub attractive broad rounded habit, dark green foliage. Generally a trouble-free species.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant container and balled/burlapped in Spring in full sun, partial shade. Moist, acid, organic, well-drained soil.
Native Habitat - South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama to Florida. Zones 4-8.
Diseases and Insects - None Serious.
Strength - Transplant in spring to full sun or partial shade
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 26
Bed 85

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Buckeye-Horsechestnut.
- Other plants of the family Hippocastanaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Aesculus.
- Other plants of the species Aesculus parviflora.