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Ohio Buckeye 
 Ohio Buckeye

 If you see a small tree with palmate leaves and spiny fruit, you're likely
looking at an Ohio Buckeye, a member of the Horse-Chestnut
family that is still relatively rare in Grande Prairie. 

**Note: All parts of this tree are poisonous.  Do not consume.**

Aesculus glabra Willd.

Zone 3


Growth Rate: Slow

Height: 8 m (26 ft)

Spread: 5 m (17 ft)

Life span: 75 years

Why Plant It?

  • Highly ornamental, with creamy yellow blossoms, ornamental nut-like fruit and orange fall color.
  • Suitable for smaller yards


  • Full sun
  • Well-drained acidic soil and moderate moisture
  • Tolerant to saline soil


  •  Compacted soil


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Last updated: 7/5/2018 10:39:31 AM