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AESCULUS pavia

Commonly known as American red buckeye, Red buckeye

(A.splendens) - long upright panicles of deep crimson flowers. New leaves tinted bronze
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  • Deciduous - 5- to 7-palmate, mid-green leaves with oblong to lance-shaped leaflets to 13cm (5in) or more, long.
  • Red - red, sometimes yellow-marked.
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree. Flowers are followed by smooth-skinned fruit.
  • Tree
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - scale insects, canker, coral spot, leaf blotch.
  • Place of origin - eastern USA.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - conical panicles to 15cm (6in) tall
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
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Buy Varieties of AESCULUS pavia

AESCULUS pavia 'Atrosanguinea'

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Commonly known as: Buckeye, Horse chestnut.
New leaves tinted bronze. Upright panicles of pink-red flowers
£40.00 each

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