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Zones 1-10, 12, 14-17, 32-45
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate
Toxicity
Seeds are slightly toxic if ingested.

Aesculus x carnea ‘O’Neill Red’

Red Horsechestnut
Hippocastanaceae
Deciduous, Trees

AESCULUS

Leaves are divided fanwise into large, toothed leaflets. Showy spring flowers, borne at ends of branches in long, dense clusters, attract hummingbirds. In autumn, leathery fruit capsules enclose glossy seeds. Prune established horsechestnuts only to eliminate dead or damaged wood and any awkward-looking branches.

Aesculus x carnea
Aesculus x carnea

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Aesculus x carnea

Hybrid between A. hippocastanum and A. pavia. To 40 ft. high, 30 ft.wide. Round headed, with large dark green leaves, each divided into five leaflets; casts dense shade. Bears hundreds of 8-in. long plumes of soft pink to red flowers.

‘O’Neill Red’

Single flowers of bright red.

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