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Red Buckeye

Aesculus pavia

Also known as

Red Horse Chestnut

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Red Buckeye Overview

A large deciduous shrub that can grow to 5m in height. The leaves are dark green and glossy with deep veins. The flowers are red.

Common problems with Red Buckeye

How to propagate Red Buckeye

Budding

Propagate by seed for the species in autumn, cultivars by budding in late summer.

Seed

Grafting

Grafting in late winter.

Special features of Red Buckeye

Hedge plant

Other uses of Red Buckeye

Ornamental, hedging. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.