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
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.
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A good selection for more remote areas of the landscape, including native plant and woodland areas.
Aesculus glabra Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Landscape usesWoodland/woods edge