Aesculus turbinata

Japanese Horsechestnut

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 80-100'
Mature Width - 50-60'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - White flowers 6-10" long panicles in May-June.
Fruit - 2" wide pear shaped, rough exterior usually with spines.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow-green
Bark - Dark Gray-brown, old becoming platy, exfoliating.
Other Features - For parks and large areas, not recommended for residential landscape.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant balled/burlapped in full sun- light shade. Prune in early spring.
Native Habitat - Japan, Zones 5-7
Diseases and Insects - Leaf blotch serious, powdery mildew, woodrot, canker, walnut scale, japanese beetle and bagworm.
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 turbinata.