University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Trees for Your Home
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Yellow Buckeye
Aesculus flava or Aesculus octandra
Yellow Buckeye form
Size:

Small

Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 
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Mature Height: 50-75 Feet
Features: Erect clusters of yellow flowers in spring; fall color is orange.
Culture: Full sun to light shade; prefers consistently moist, but well drained soils; slightly acid soil is best.
Mature Form: Oval to irregular
Native To: United States
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Massing
Patio
Screen
Use for: Shade.Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Orange
 
Additional Notes: This tree should not be used along sidewalks since it produces nuts enclosed in large husks (a litter problem); nuts are poisonous.

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