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Homestead Buckeye Aesculus 'Homestead'

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ES-kew-lus BI howm·sted
Description

Introduced in 1990 by North Dakota State University. Leaf highly resists scorching and powdery mildew. Fall color deep red wtih a hint of burn orange. This plant likes moist, well-drained soil but dislikes dry soil. Its texture is medium to coarse with a form that is rounded to broad rounded, having low branches.

Cultivars / Varieties:
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#red#sun#deciduous#yellow#full sun#partial shade#orange#orange leaves#red flowers#yellow flowers#tree#yellow leaves
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#red#sun#deciduous#yellow#full sun#partial shade#orange#orange leaves#red flowers#yellow flowers#tree#yellow leaves
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Aesculus
    Family:
    Sapindaceae
    Dimensions:
    Height: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Description:
    Panicle of yellowish red flowers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Orange
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Opposite, compound leaves; yellow to orange fall color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No