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Aesculus x carnea

Common Name(s):
Red horsechestnut
Cultivar(s):
Rosea
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Disease is less of a problem than with msot horse chestnuts but may develop powdery mildew causing early leaf drop; casts dense shade; comes true from seeds

Height:
20-50 ft.
Flower:
8 in. panicle of salmon pink to light red flowers; glossy brown nuts in capsules
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil; more drought tolerant than most Aesculus
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Pyramidal in youth; rounded to broadly conical
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Palemately compound dark green leaves with 5 to 7 lobes; no appreciable fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1903

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