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Aesculus glabra

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More About Aesculus glabra

  • Low branched, broad, oval, rounded crown
  • Green compound leaves emerge in the spring, each with seven spreading, oblong leaflets
  • Clusters of single, green-white-yellow flowers
  • A smaller-growing aesculus compared to other cultivars
  • Bloom Time: Mid-spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and other parts of North America.

Native Americans reportedly called the fruit of this tree “hetuck” meaning eye-of-the-buck, in reference to the shiny, dark mahogany-brown fruit, resembling the eye of a buck deer.

Zone:

3

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

9-10 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Ohio Buckeye Growing and Maintenance Tips

A good selection for more remote areas of the landscape, including native plant and woodland areas.


Aesculus glabra Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Oval
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Aesculus glabra

Aesculus flava

Aesculus flava

Yellow Buckeye