AESCULUS turbinata

Commonly known as Buckeye, Japanese horse chestnut

A large quick growing tree with yellowish-white flowers with a red spot
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    5- to 7-palmate, mid-green leaves with obovate leaflets, 40cm (16in) or more long.
  • White
    Yellowish white
  • Height
    20m (70ft)
  • Spread
    12m (40ft)
  • Tree
    Vigorous, spreading tree. Flowers are followed by smooth-skinned fruit.
  • 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

AESCULUS turbinata

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, canker, coral spot, leaf blotch.
    Place of origin
    Japan
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Cylindrical panicles to 30cm (12in) tall
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  12m (40ft)
 

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