Aesculus carnea 'Briotii'
More About Aesculus carnea 'Briotii'
- Upright, oval, rounded crown
- Large buds are dark brown, and are quite sticky in early spring
- Green compound leaves emerge in the spring, each with 7 spreading, oblong leaflets
- Large, upright, showy red flower panicles
- Fall colour usually consists of undistinguished shades of yellow and brown
- A beautiful tree for parks and large lawns with its distinctive flowers
- Bloom Time: Mid-spring
Ruby-red Horsechestnut Growing and Maintenance Tips
The multitude of deep scarlet flowers in erect, 10-inch, long panicles at each branch tip are quite attractive to bees and hummingbirds. The prickly seed pods on the original hybrid (which can be messy) are nearly absent on this cultivar, making it better suited for urban street tree plantings.
Aesculus carnea 'Briotii' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils