Ft. McNair Buckeye


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Botanical Name: Aesculeus x carnea ‘Fort McNair’

Height: 35′
Width: 25”
Exposure: Sun to Part Sun
Flower Time: Spring
Flower Color: Pink with Yellow Throats
Usage: Specimen Tree, Collector Tree

A beautiful specimen tree perfectly suited for use in smaller landscapes. The dense, rounded crown of disease resistant, dark green foliage turns a golden yellow in the fall. Showy, dense panicles of pink flowers with yellow throats are very attractive in the spring. Blooms are followed by insignificant seed capsules. Deciduous.  Care – Provide deep, well-drained soil; adaptable to a variety of soil types. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune to remove dead or damaged branches in winter.Pruning time: winter, after danger of frost.

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