Aesculus x carnea 'Fort McNair'

Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 35-50'
Mature Width - 30'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Pink flowers with a yellow throat in 6-8" upright clusters.
Fruit - Glossy Brown 1.5" slightly prickly capsules.
Leaf -
Fall Color - No notable fall color, Yellow-green
Bark - Dark gray-brown becoming platy and exfoliating with age.
Other Features - Attracts bees.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant balled-and-burlapped in full sun, light shade.
Native Habitat - Hybrid between A. pavia and A. hippocastanum. Selected from Fort McNair, Washington, D.C. zones 5-7
Diseases and Insects - Flower, fruit, leaf and twig litter may be a problem. Fungal disease a possibility.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
BT008572

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.