Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium growth rate, upright-oval to slightly spreading crown.Mature Height - 60-75' tallMature Width - 40' wideLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Flowers are yellow with a tinge of green borne in erect 6-7" long, 2-3" wide panicles in May.Fruit - Fruit is a smooth, pear-shaped, 2-3" long capsule, usually containing two brown seeds; each seed having a single white spot.Leaf - Opposite leaves, palmately compound with generally 5 leaflets, each leaflet 4-6" long, oblong, finely serrate. Leaf top dark green. Leaf underside is yellow green and pubescent when young, essentially glabrous & glaucous at maturity. Petiole 3-4" long.Fall Color - Bark - Gray and brown bark with large, flat, smooth plates and scales comprising old trunks.Other Features - Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers a deep, moist, well-drained soil. Quite common in mixed deciduous woods from riverbottoms to mountain tops. Zone 4-8.Native Habitat - Pennsylvania to Tennessee, northern Alabama, and northern Georgia, west to Ohio and Illinois. Introduced 1764.Diseases and Insects - 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 flava.