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Bottlebrush Buckeye

Aesculus parviflora

Also known as

Dwarf buckeye, Shrubby pavia

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

8m

2.5m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Bottlebrush Buckeye Overview

A large spreading shrub with typical horse chestnut leaves. It's upright panicles of scented white flowers in summer, are sometimes followed by smooth skinned fruits.

Common problems with Bottlebrush Buckeye

Generally pest free but can suffer from canker, Coral spot and leaf spot problems.

How to harvest Bottlebrush Buckeye

Generally not harvested from.

How to propagate Bottlebrush Buckeye

Suckers

Seed

Layering

The branches of this shrub will naturally layer and this is the usual method of propagation, which can be done in the spring or autumn.

Other uses of Bottlebrush Buckeye

A low maintenance shrub which suits larger gardens in beds or borders.