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Botanical Name:
Aesculus hippocastanum
Common Name:
Horse Chestnut
Description:
Stately, deciduous spreading tree. Best in cool, moist conditions. Young spring leaves especially beautiful when unfolding, dark green throughout summer turning saffron yellow in autumn before falling. Summer flowers are white tinged with red. Fruits are not the edible variety.
Tree categories:
Heritage tree
Autumn colour
Evergreen Tree
Flowering/Ornamental
Shade tree
Narrow spaces
Hedge & Screening
Driveways & Avenues
Street tree
Drought resistant
Coastal
Courtyard & Pots
Wind Hardy
Frost hardy
Full/part sun
Full shade
Water tolerant
Summer foliage color:
Growth rate:
Slow
Size:
Large
Max. Height:
18 Metres
Max. Canopy:
12 Metres
Climate:
Cool to cold
Soil:
Deep, moist fertile loams
Pruning:
Not required