Buckeye Fort McNair #5

A hybrid small tree with very showy panicles of pink and yellow flowers in spring; ideal for many landscape applications, makes a great accent tree for the smaller home landscape; spiny seeds may necessitate some maintenance

$150.00

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Fort McNair Red Horse Chestnut features bold spikes of pink flowers with yellow eyes rising above the foliage in mid spring. It has dark green deciduous foliage which emerges light green in spring. The palmate leaves turn yellow in fall. However, the fruit can be messy in the landscape and may require occasional clean-up.

Fort McNair Red Horse Chestnut is a dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Beautiful when grown on its own as an accent or as a stunning shade tree.

Additional information

Dimensions 25-30 × 30-40 in
Botanical Name

Aesculeus x carnea 'Fort McNair'

Exposure

Full Sun To Part Sun

Water Requirements

Regular Water

Height

30-40'

Width

25-30'

Deer Resistance

Y

Attracts Pollinators

N

Photo Credit

NetPS

SKU: 16780

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