Aesculus x carnea--Red Horsechestnut
Hardiness Zones: 3 to 7
Height: 35 ft
Spread: 35 ft
Type: deciduous tree
Annual Growth Rate: less than 12 inches
Comments: A small, rounded tree with red flowers in the spring. It may not be as susceptible to foliage problems
as other horsechestnut species. The compound leaves are dark green and
their size gives the tree a coarse texture. A wonderful
'Briotti' (Ruby Horsechestnut) - A hybrid tree that bears clusters of bright red flowers and has heat
resistant dark, green foliage.
'Fort McNair' - Flowers pink with a yellow throat.
See also the Yellow
Buckeye, or Yellow Horsechestnut, Aesculus flava.
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