Red Horsechestnut

Arbor walk #27, TreeKeeper ID #1622

This small deciduous tree grows on average to medium moist well drained soil, in full to part sun. It produces Reddish Pink tube like flowers in May. It is a food source for Hummingbirds during their Spring migration to the St. Louis Region.

Common NameRed Horsechestnut
Latin NameAesculus x carnea
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More about Tree #27:

Where to find Arbor Walk #27

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Data on this tree over time

More about the Red Horsechestnut in general:

How to identify a Red Horsechestnut

Relationship of Aesculus x carnea to other species in the Arboretum

Global Distribution of the Red Horsechestnut

Additional Resources on the Red Horsechestnut