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Yellow Buckeye

Botanical Name
Aesculus flava
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
8
Height
60 to 75 feet
Flowers
Panicle, 6 inches, yellow to yellow-green
Fruit
Smooth, pear-shaped capsule containing 2 seeds, 2 to 2.5 inches
Fall Color
Nice yellow to pale orange
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlap and container
  • Avoid excessively hot, dry locations that can encourage scorch problems
  • Use in large landscapes
  • Difficult to transplant because of taproot
  • Tolerates wet sites
  • Prefers a slightly acidic soil
Problems
Leaf scorch, leaf blotch (though most resistant of species), fruit litter

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