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Horsechestnut

Botanical Name
Aesculus hippocastanum
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 7
Height
50 to 75 feet
Width
40 to 70 feet
Flowers
May: white, panicle
Fruit
Spiny husk enclosing 2" dehiscent capsule containing 1 or 2 horsechestnuts (seeds)
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Best to transplant as balled and burlap
  • Avoid droughty soils
Problems
Scorch and leaf drop in drought, leaf blotch, mildew, anthracnose, fruit litter
Varieties
  • Baumannii - long lasting double white flowers, fruitless

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