- Go Shopping
- Browse our plants A-Z
- Rare Plant List
- Flowering & Top Sellers March 2017
- March Sale
- Mother's Day Offers
- Shop by category
- Shop by plant type
- Flowering by Month
- New plants in 2017
- Garden Related Products
- Burncoose Website Gift Vouchers
- National Garden Tokens
- Customer Services and Information
- News and Events
- Help and Advice
- Catalogue Request
- Professional Gardeners
- About Us
- Log In / Register
History: Home >
Commonly known as: Buckeye, Horse chestnut.
Information - click to hide
- 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
Commonly known as: Red horse chestnut.
Deep rose-pink flowers on this form of the Red horse chestnut.
Commonly known as: Buckeye, Chinese horse chestnut.
Small white flowers in long racemes on this slow growing and rare species
Commonly known as: Common horse chestnut, Conker tree, Horse chestnut.
white flowers, spiky 'horse chestnuts' (conkers)
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
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
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
Commonly known as: American red buckeye, Red buckeye.
(A.splendens) - long upright panicles of crimson flowers
Commonly known as: Buckeye, Japanese horse chestnut.
a large quick growing tree with yellowish-white flowers with a red spot
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Vermin & Pest Control
Essential small tree protection from vermin and strimming. This pack includes 5 x 90cm canes and 5 x 90cm spiral guards. Includes instructions.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5