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Aesculus octandra

Common Name(s):
Yellow buckeye
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Dark green disease-resistent foliage; yellow-orange fall foliage; nuts attract squirrels

Height:
50-70 ft.
Flower:
Erect, 6 in. panicle of creamy, yellow flowers in late spring; smooth fruit capsule with 2 seeds
Zones:
3-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil; dislikes dry sites
Texture:
Coarse
Form:
Upright, oval with slightly spreading crown
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil, dislikes dry sites
Fruit:
Creamy, yellow flowers in late spring
Width:
30-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Opposite, compound, palmate leaf with 5 leaflets; dark green disease-resistant foliage; yellow-orange fall foliage
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 432

Aesculus octandra Flowers
Denis Korablyov, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Aesculus ocandra Fruit
JPC Raleigh, CC BY-NC-2.0
Aesculus octandra Tree
Phillip Merritt, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0