Aesculus — English Horse Chestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum


English Horse Chestnut - Aesculus hippocastanum

Large (36m) oval shaped tree which is not related to the fruiting Chestnut (castanea genus).The fruit forms on panicles in a captule which contains glossy seeds or 'horse chestnuts'. Spring sees a magnificent array of white blooms on long panicles with 20 to 50 flowers on each. Suitable to plant in a wide range of conditions. This tree is excellent for parks where its eye-catching flowers can be appreciated.

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Plant information

Origin: Public Variety.

Status: Public.

Tree shape: Has a domed crown (oval shape).

Flower: Has white flowers with a small red spot in Spring.

Leaf shape: Opposite, palmately compound with 5-7 leaflets.

Leaf colour: Green.

 

 

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