University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Trees for Your Home
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Red Buckeye
Aesculus pavia
Red Buckeye in flower
Size:
Size: small
Small

Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
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Mature Height: 10-20 Feet
Features: Erect clusters of red flowers in spring.
Culture: Light shade to full sun; prefers consistently moist, but well drained soils.
Mature Form: Oval to rounded
Native To: United States (extreme southern Illinois)
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
Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
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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