Red Buckeye, Scarlet Buckeye
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Slower on old wood, shoots developed from base grows fast.Mature Height - 10-20'Mature Width - 10-20' can spread 30-36'Longevity - Short lived
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - 4-8" panicles, Salmon-Red in April-May.Fruit - Smooth 1.5-2.5" diameter capsule, 1-2 lustrous brown seeds.Leaf - Fall Color - Yellow-Green, loses leaves early, often by late September.Bark - Stems stout olive-brown with raised light brown lenticels.Other Features - Attracts hummingbirds and bees. Flowers well in rather dense shade, best in full sun.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplant container, Balled/burlapped in spring in full sun-shade.Native Habitat - Virginia to Florida, Louisiana and Texas. Zones 4-8.Diseases and Insects - Some leaf scorch in hot dry summers.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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 pavia.