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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

Aesculus glabra Willd.

Zone 3

Description

Growth Rate: Slow

Height: 8 m (26 ft)

Spread: 5 m (17 ft)

Life span: 50 years

Why Plant It?

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

Likes

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

Dislikes

  •  Compacted soil

Disease

Powdery Mildew

Last updated: 2/4/2013 10:25:16 AM