Ruby Red Horsechestnut
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - MediumMature Height - 35-45'Mature Width - 20-35'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Deep scarlet red flowers in upright 10" long panicles.Fruit - Prickly seed pods of parents are nearly ABSENT on this cultivarLeaf - Fall Color - No appreciable fall color, Yellow-green.Bark - Dark gray-brownOther Features - Attracts bees and hummingbirds.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplants balled-and-burlapped to full sun light shade. Prefers moist, acid, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant.Native Habitat - Hybrid between A. pavia and A. hippocastanum. Selected from France, Zones 5-7Diseases and Insects - Leaf blotch (a fungal disease) a possibility.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 x carnea.