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Aesculus x carnea 'Ft. McNair'

Red Horsechestnut
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Sun
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 25 feet , Maximum 40 feet
Width: Minimum 20 feet , Maximum 30 feet
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Showy dark-pink late spring "candles" rise 6-8"above the handsome deep-green disease-resistant foliage of this elegant 40-50' high by 30' wide tree; selected at Ft. McNair in Washington D.C. for its leaves that don't scorch. Sun/Med
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:29 PM

A fast growing specimen, quite symmetrical in its youth. Clothes itself in flashy red flowers set off by the bright green foliage in spring.

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6 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Blue Heron Farm Corvallis, OR Email now 541-754-4224 Bare Root: 1 BB: 1 Container: 1
Brentano's Tree Farm LLC St. Paul, OR Email now 503-633-8733 Container: 1
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  • EF Nursery Inc. Forest Grove, OR Email now 503-357-5141 BB: X
    J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. Boring, OR Email now 503-663-4128 Container: X
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  • Kuenzi Turf & Nursery Salem, OR Email now 503-585-8337 Bare Root: X BB: X
    Northwest Shade Trees LLC Brooks, OR Email now 503-463-1700 BB: 1