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AESCULUS x neglecta 'Erythroblastos'
Commonly known as Buckeye, Sunrise horse chestnut
Deciduous - 5-palmate leaves composed of obovate to ovate leaflets 15cm (6in) or more long.
Height - 10m (33ft)
Spread - 8m (26ft)
Tree - spreading, rounded 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)
Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
Additional Features - Good to know - A. flava x A. sylvatica
Pests & Diseases - scale insects, canker, coral spot, leaf blotch.
Place of origin - southeastern USA.
Flower Shape - Panicles - conical panicles to 25cm (6in) tall
Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Leaf colour (if not green) - Gold variegated
Seasonal Interest - Spring
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Tree Shape - Broadly conical
Wildlife - Bee friendly
Aesculus - Growing Guide
Aesculus - Information
Shrubs - Care Guide
- How to plant/move a shrub
- How to plant/move a shrub - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Fertisiling shrubs - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Mulching - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Pruning a shrub - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Taking semi-ripe cuttings -Video Tip ondemand_video
Trees - Care Guide
- How to plant a tree - Video Tip ondemand_video
- How to plant a tree
- Checking ties - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Restaking fallen young tree - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Fallen old tree - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring pruning - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Removing side shoots - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Deer protection - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Weed Spraying - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Tree Survey - Video Tip ondemand_video
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Vermin & Pest Control
Essential small tree protection from vermin and strimming. This pack includes 5 x 90cm canes and 5 x 90cm spiral guards. Includes instructions.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5