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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
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£55.00 each

  • Deciduous
  • White
  • Yellow - yellow centre
  • Height - 15m (50ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - slow-growing, spreading 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
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - scale insects, canker, coral spot, leaf blotch
  • Place of origin - China
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - deep soil.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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