Aesculus glabra

Ohio Buckeye

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 glabra, Ohio Buckeye
This deciduous, round-headed, sometimes shrubby tree has low branches that bend toward the ground, arching back up at the ends. Leaves turn yellow in fall. Greenish yellow flowers appear with leaves in late spring and early summer.

Attributes - Aesculus glabra

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 20 ft. to 40 ft.

Width: 40 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Poisonous, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot.

Related Plants

Aesculus californica, Aesculus x carnea, Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii', Aesculus hippocastanum, Aesculus parviflora, Aesculus pavia
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