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Red Horsechestnut

Aesculus x carnea 'briotti'

Interesting Flower Fall Colors

Characteristics:
Noted for the rose-red flowers in late spring this deciduous tree has a broad-rounded form.

Growing Conditions:
Drought tolerant after establishment. Prefers full to partial sun.

Uses:
Ideal for medium shade tree with nice flowering feature.

Height:
35' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
rounded to broad-rounded form

Flowers:
Pink-red blossoms flower in spring

Leaves:
Palmately-compound leaves, dark green and course in texture.

Bark:
Dark gray-brown

This tree is a hybrid of common horse chestnut A. hippocastanum and red buckeye A. pavia. Buds not as large or as sticky as those of A. hippocastanum.