Aesculus pavia


Common Name: Red Buckeye
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): part sun, sun
Light Requirements: Sun
Height:10 to 25 feet
Width:10 to 20 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:late summer to fall
USDA Zones:5 to 9
Flower Colour:red panicles
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Attracts hummingbirds and bees. Leaf scorch in hot, dry summers.
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: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth, TX.