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Ohio Buckeye

Botanical Name
Aesculus glabra
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 7
Height
20 to 40 feet
Width
20 to 40 feet
Flowers
May: greenish-yellow, panicle
Fruit
Spiny husk enclosing dehiscent capsule containing solitary buckeye (seed)
Fall Color
Pumpkin orange
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained, slightly acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap
  • Avoid droughty soils
Problems
Scorch and leaf drop in drought, leaf blotch, mildew, anthracnose

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