Red Horsechestnut

Arbor walk #27

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

Name Red Horsechestnut
Latin Name Aesculus x carnea
Type Native
Diameter 6″ caliper
Color of Leaf Shiny, dark green, minimal fall coloring
Shape of Leaf 5 to 7 leaflets
Color of Flower Reddish Pink
Shape of Flower Narrow-tubular
Fruit Characteristics Rarely Produces Fruit
Bark Characteristics Dark brown, smooth
Foliage Type Deciduous

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