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Aesculus flava - Yellow Buckeye

Aesculus flava - Yellow Buckeye

More About Aesculus flava

  • Low branched, broad, oval, rounded crown
  • Green compound leaves emerge in the spring, each with seven spreading, oblong leaflets
  • Clusters of single yellow flowers are followed by the familiar buckeye fruit
  • This cultivar has a showy fall colour
  • Bloom Time: Mid-spring

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 m

Spread:

12-15 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Yellow Buckeye Growing and Maintenance Tips

The prickly seed pods on Aesculus hippocastanum (which can be messy), are nearly absent on this cultivar, making it better suited for urban street tree plantings. It grows best when planted in a well-drained soil.


Aesculus flava Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Oval

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Aesculus flava

Aesculus glabra

Aesculus glabra

Ohio Buckeye