Trees by Genus

Genus 'Aesculus'

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Aesculus californica
Aesculus x carnea
Aesculus x carnea cv. 'Briottii'
Aesculus flava
Aesculus glabra
Aesculus glabra var. sargentii
Aesculus hippocastanum
Aesculus hippocastanum cv. 'Baumannii'
Aesculus indica
Aesculus indica cv. 'Sydney Pearce'
Aesculus pavia
Aesculus turbinata

Aesculus pavia (Red Buckeye)

No sample available

Native: South-east United States

A small horse chestnut. Best known as a parent of the Red horse Chestnut (Aesculus X camea). May often be shrubby but as a tree reaches 6m.

Foliage

The leaves are composed of five to seven short-stalked leaflets and colour red in autumn.

Flowers

Aesculus pavia

Flowers open in June on spikes 15cm tall.

Fruits

Aesculus pavia

Fruit is smooth and egg-shaped, containing one to two seeds which ripen in August.