Aesculus hippocastanum - Plant

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About Aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus hippocastanum, commonly called horsechestnut, is native to the Balkans. It is a medium to large deciduous tree that typically grows 50-75’ tall with an upright oval-rounded crown. Light green palmate compound leaves emerge in spring, each with 7 (less frequently 5) spreading ovate-oblong leaflets to 4-10” long.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name horse chestnut
Maximum Reachable Height 50.00 to 75.00 feet
Flower Colour red or yellow
Bloom Time May
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Once roots begin sprouting, plant them in pots of composted soil. Horse chestnut seedlings can be planted in their permanent locations the following spring or fall, or whenever they reach about a foot or so tall.

Aesculus hippocastanum care

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, fertile soils. Foliage tends to scorch and generally depreciate in dry conditions. This is a taprooted tree that once established is very difficult to transplant.

Sunlight Full sun to part shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 4°C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Aesculus hippocastanum special feature

It has been widely planted in the midwest as a street and shade tree.

Aesculus hippocastanum uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
  • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Aesculus hippocastanum ?

Aesculus hippocastanum is commonly known as horse chestnut

How tall do Aesculus hippocastanum grow?

On average Aesculus hippocastanum grows 50.00 to 75.00 feet

What color are Aesculus hippocastanum ?

A Aesculus hippocastanum plant bears flowers of color red or yellow

When Aesculus hippocastanum blooms?

With enough light, Aesculus hippocastanum may produce red or yellow flowers in May

How hard is Aesculus hippocastanum to grow?

A Aesculus hippocastanum is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Aesculus hippocastanum need?

A Aesculus hippocastanum prefers Full sun to part shade

How much water does a Aesculus hippocastanum need?

A Aesculus hippocastanum prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Aesculus hippocastanum need?

A Aesculus hippocastanum prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Aesculus hippocastanum like?

A Aesculus hippocastanum prefers 4°C

How often should I fertilize my Aesculus hippocastanum ?

To encourage Aesculus hippocastanum growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Very small but looking cute

Paramita Ghosh

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