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Buckeye (Red)

Aesculus pavia

Red flower of the Red Buckeye tree

Blooms are king on the Red Buckeye! The emerging blossoms are pink but develop into brilliant red flower clusters by May. Formed of the individual flowers which are 1"-1.5" in diameter, these attention-grabbing flower clusters are 6"-10." The foliage is a rich green from spring into early summer. By midsummer, however, the Red Buckeye is gradually retreating from stage, and by early fall the leaves are brown and shedding. But don't let that stop you. The spring show more than makes up for it!

A small tree, its mature dimensions are about 30' high and 20' wide. Red Buckeye prefers partial shade in moist, well-drained soil, but will tolerate full sun, is pH adaptable, and will grow in a variety of soil types. Use this tree in woodland or naturalized areas, as a specimen, along ponds and streams, or in a wildlife garden. With Red Buckeye, the possibilities are endless!

Table of tree prices
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Available summer 2022