Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - MediumMature 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-greenBark - 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 5-7Diseases and Insects - Flower, fruit, leaf and twig litter may be a problem. 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.