Yellow Buckeye Tree

Yellow Buckeye Tree

Yellow Buckeye Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Aesculus octandra (Aesculus flava)
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil; dislikes dry sites
Texture:   Coarse
Form:   Upright
Height:   50 to 70'
Weight:   30 to 40
Leaf:   Opposite, compound, palmate leaf with 5 leaflets; dark green disease resistant foliage; yellow-orange fall foliage
Flower/Fruit:   Erect, 6" panicle of creamy yellow flowers in late spring; smooth fruit capsule with 2 seeds
Comments:    Nuts attract squirrels; less susceptible to leaf scorch than other buckeyes
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --