Aesculus pavia

Red Buckeye, Scarlet Buckeye

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth 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 -

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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.