AWARD

AESCULUS flava

Commonly known as Sweet buckeye

Yellow flowers and good autumn tints
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    5- to 7-palmate, glossy, dark green leaves with obovate or ovate leaflets 8cm (3in) or more long turning orange-yellow in autumn
  • Green
    Greenish yellow
  • Height
    20m (66ft)
  • Spread
    12m (39ft)
  • Tree
    Conical tree. Candles of flowers are followed by smooth-skinned fruit with 1 or 2 large seeds
  • 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 flava

 
£25.00 each 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, leaf miners, canker, coral spot, leaf blotch
    Place of origin
    Eastern USA
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Conical panicles to 18cm (7in) tall
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (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
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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20m (66ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  12m (39ft)
 

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