Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii'

Red Brioti Horse Chestnut, Ruby Horse Chestnut

The large, dense, pyramidal shape of this tree is echoed in its many flower panicles. The inedible brown fruit of these Horse Chestnuts or Buckeyes holds slightly toxic, glossy seeds. Can also be grown as a shrub. Roots can be shallow and invasive. Best to buy trees that are balled and burlapped or in containers to retain the long tap root. Prone to leaf scorch, leaf blotch and moths. Prune in early spring as necessary.
Aesculus x carnea, Red Brioti Horse Chestnut, Ruby Horse Chestnut
Showy, 8 to 10 inches, deep red flowers appear in late spring. This upright, broadly rounded shade tree reaches 30 to 40 feet tall and 20 to 30 feet wide.

Attributes - Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii'

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Late Spring

Flower Color: Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 30 ft. to 50 ft.

Width: 40 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Container Plants, Showy Flowers.

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Aesculus californica, Aesculus x carnea, Aesculus glabra, Aesculus hippocastanum, Aesculus parviflora, Aesculus pavia
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