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Northwest Missouri State University


Red Horsechestnut

Aesculus x carnea

Hybrid between Aesculus pavia and Aesculus hippocastanum thought to have originated in Germany. Leaves opposite, palmately compound with 5-7 leaflets. The flowers, produced on panicles, are red and very showy. Not as susceptible to leaf blotch and mildew as Aesculus hippocastanum. Height is 30-40 feet with a rounded shape.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.069 W94 52.966

Trail Number: G3

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Leaf - Red Horsechestnut

Spring - Red Horsechestnut

Summer - Red Horsechestnut

Summer '08 - Red Horsechestnut