AESCULUS x carnea 'Briotii'

Commonly known as Red horse chestnut

Deep rose-pink flowers on this form of the Red horse chestnut.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    5- to 7-palmate, dark green leaves composed of stalkless or short-stalked, often slightly twisted, leaflets 25cm (10in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Rose pink
  • Height
    20m (70ft)
  • Spread
    15m (50ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree. Produces flowers with yellow centres followed by spiny 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 x carnea 'Briotii'

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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A. hippocastanum x A. pavia
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, canker, coral spot, leaf blotch.
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Europe, Himalayas, North America, eastern Asia.
  • Flower Shape
    Conical panicles 20-30cm (8-12in) tall
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (50ft)

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