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Plant Details

Aesculus hippocastanum

Common Horsechestnut
Zone: 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Sun
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 50 feet , Maximum 75 feet
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Eventually reaching 75', this horse chestnut has 5-7 oblong leaflets to 12" on palmate leaves. It's one of the earliest trees to leaf out and has a beautiful white flower with an interesting center that changes from yellow to red as it matures; spiny fruit follows.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:29 PM

Though seemingly belittled as the' common' horse chestnut, this is really THE horse chestnut... the emperor of them all, lifting its imperial head to 100'; illuminated with enormous candelabra (Phillips ; Barber). Sun-PSh/Med

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2 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Bare Root: 3 Liner: 3 Seedling: 3
Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Liner: X
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