Aesculus x carnea

Red Horsechestnut

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 30-40'
Mature Width - 20-30'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - 6-8" long 3-4" wide panicle, Rose-red in May.
Fruit - Globose 1.5" diameter capsule slightly prickly.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow-green early loss of leaves.
Bark - Dark gray-brown.
Other Features - More drought tolerant than most Horsechestnuts.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant balled-and-burlapped full sun light shade.
Native Habitat - Probably Germany, very little is known of the origin of this hybrid between A. pavia and A. hippocastanum.
Diseases and Insects - Leaf blotch (a fungal disease) a possibility.
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 x carnea.