Aesculus flava (Yellow Buckeye)
Also known as: Sweet Buckeye
Native: South-east United States where it grows on river banks and mountainsides
Location: Grown in parks and gardens in Europe and eastern states of America.
Leaves have five or seven leaflets and colour yellow in autumn.
Flowers are produced in May and June, usually yellow, but sometimes pink, in narrow clusters 10-15cm tall.
Fruits are spherical and smooth 5-6cm usually containing 2 brown nuts.