25 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Yellow Buckeye Overview
Aesculus flava is a big, deciduous tree species in the Sapindaceae family. It produces elegant tapering leaves divided into between 5-7 leaflets, which display attractive autumn colouration, turning red-yellow. It produces showy, upright yellow flowers, leading onto smooth rounded green fruits, these usually contain two brown nuts. This plant develops a spreading crown, it has a bushy habit and is hardy to -15 degrees Celsius, plant in a position of full or partial sun, in moist, well-draining soil for optimal growth. This species has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
Common problems with Yellow Buckeye
Can also suffer from a canker.
How to propagate Yellow Buckeye
Special features of Yellow Buckeye
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Yellow Buckeye
A low maintenance tree that is used in parks and gardens as architectural specimens