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Red Horsechestnut

Aesculus x carnea

GIS Coordinate:
N40 21.069 W94 52.966

Trail Number:
G3

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Description

Family:
Sapindaceae

Foliage:
Leaves opposite, palmately compound with 5-7 leaflets.

Native Locale:
n/a

Mature Height:
30 to 40 feet

Mature Width:
30 to 40 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 5 to 8

Soil Preference:
Acid Soil, Moist, well- drained soil

Growth Habit:
Round

Rate of Growth:
Medium

Disease and Insect:
Leaf blotch, mildew

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Hybrid between Aesculus pavia and Aesculus hippocastanum thought to have originated in Germany.
  • The flowers, produced on panicles, are red and very showy

Photos

Leaf - Red HorsechestnutSpring - Red HorsechestnutSummer - Red HorsechestnutSummer '08 - Red Horsechestnut