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Aesculus sylvatica

Painted Buckeye
Aesculus sylvatica

Aesculus '' Overview

Understory, deciduous tree, with yellowish upright panicle flowers in the spring.

  • Hardiness Zone: 7-8
  • Height: 12-15 ft
  • Spread: 12--15 ft
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
Category:  Trees ,   Natives

  • Flowers, 6-8" panicles, vary from green-pink-yellow, April-May
  • Green palmate foliage
  • Fruit is a round, leathery capsule that ripens in late summer and opens to reveal 1-3 brown seeds known as buckeyes
  • Prefers part shade
  • Will not tolerate dry soil
  • Seeds are poisonous
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