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Aesculus pavia (Red buckeye)

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Aesculus pavia Common Name: Red buckeye Synonyms: A. splendens Genus: Aesculus
This conical shrub to small tree has palmate leaves and bears red (sometimes yellow-marked) flowers in 6-inch panicles in summer, followed by smooth-skinned fruit. The flowers attract hummingbirds.
Noteworthy characteristics: U.S. native.
Care: Provide full sun to part shade and moist but well-drained soil. Foliage suffers in dry conditions.
Propagation: Graft in late winter or bud in summer. Can be propagated from suckers where applicable.
Problems: Prone to canker, leaf blotch, scale and Japanese beetles. Anthracnose, rust and powdery mildew can occur.
Height 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Spread 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Characteristics Attracts Hummingbirds; Native; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Spring; Spring
Flower Color Red Flower; Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Flowering Tree, Roadside, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Style Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Trees

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