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 glabra (Ohio Buckeye)

Aesculus glabra

Native: South-east and central United States

Location: Grown in collects and gardens in eastern N. America and in Europe.

May grow to 21m but usually half this size.


Leaves have short stalks on the five leaflets.


Aesculus glabra

Flowers open in April and May and are comparatively drab, spikes 10-18cm long. These are similar to Aesculus glabra var. sargentii flowers.


No sample available

Fruits are 2.5-5cm long with prickles on the outside, usually containing two brown seeds. This is the only American horse chestnut with prickly fruit.