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Commonly known as: Buckeye, Horse chestnut.

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  • Good to know - specimen trees for large gardens. A. parviflora is suitable for a medium-sized garden. Large candles of attractive flowers and spiny or smooth-skinned fruit.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, canker, coral spot, leaf blotch.
  • Place of Origin - south eastern Europe, Himalayas, North America, eastern Asia.
  • Deciduous - trees and shrubs
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.

Buy Varieties of AESCULUS

AESCULUS x carnea 'Briotii'

AESCULUS x carnea 'Briotii'  >

Commonly known as: Red horse chestnut.
Deep rose-pink flowers on this form of the Red horse chestnut.
£35.00 each

AESCULUS chinensis

AESCULUS chinensis  >

Commonly known as: Buckeye, Chinese horse chestnut.
Small white flowers in long racemes on this slow growing and rare species
£22.50 each

AESCULUS hippocastanum

AESCULUS hippocastanum  >

Commonly known as: Common horse chestnut, Conker tree, Horse chestnut.
white flowers, spiky 'horse chestnuts' (conkers)
Pot grown individually £7.00 each, 10+ £6.00 each

AESCULUS indica 'Sydney Pearce'  AWARD

AESCULUS indica 'Sydney Pearce'  >

Commonly known as: Buckeye, Indian horse chestnut.
Large panicles of white flowers which are marked with yellow and suffused with pink to make an attractive display
£30.00 each

AESCULUS x neglecta 'Erythroblastos'   AWARD

AESCULUS x neglecta 'Erythroblastos'  >

Commonly known as: Buckeye, Sunrise horse chestnut.
Red leaf stalks and leaves that unfold a spectacular cream and bright pink. They then become yellow and turn green by midsummer
£25.00 each

AESCULUS parviflora   AWARD

AESCULUS parviflora  >

Commonly known as: Bottlebrush buckeye, Dwarf horse chestnut.
Rare spreading shrub growing up to 2.5 metres high & forming thickets from suckering, good autumn colour
£30.00 each


AESCULUS pavia  >

Commonly known as: American red buckeye, Red buckeye.
(A.splendens) - long upright panicles of crimson flowers
Large £35.00 each

AESCULUS turbinata

AESCULUS turbinata  >

Commonly known as: Buckeye, Japanese horse chestnut.
a large quick growing tree with yellowish-white flowers with a red spot
£25.00 each

AESCULUS wilsonii

AESCULUS wilsonii  >

Commonly known as: Buckeye, Horse Chestnut.
A very rare tree with tall white flowers with a yellow centre which turns red. The original record tree at Caerhays is on its last legs after 100 years
£55.00 each

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