Aesculus octandra


Common Name: Yellow Buckeye
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): part sun, sun
Light Requirements: Sun
Height:40 to 80 feet
Width:20 to 35 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist, deep
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:late summer to fall
USDA Zones:4 to 8
Flower Colour:creamy yellow panicle
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Yellow-orange fall foliage. Nuts attract squirrels.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
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Picture Copyright: William S. Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database