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Aesculus parviflora
Bottlebrush Buckeye
Pot size: 9cm   Our online price: £5.90
You can order it as gift wrapped present (+£6.50)
this is a small leaved species available plant for sale - you will receive a similar plant light green colour of the young leaves

Common name in French:
Pavier blanc
Common name in German:
Strauch-Rosskastanie
Other common names:
not known
Family:
Hippocastanaceae
Origin:
SE United States

Description:

A large shrub with a suckering habit from North America. It has the most attracive white flowers with protuberant red anthers, in slender panicles, open in great quantity in July-August, when most other trees and shrubs are already bearing fruits. The bronze, fingered leaves turn to yellow in Autumn. A great late flowering shrub/small tree, it is underestimated!


Plant growing type:
deciduous
Habit:
spreading small shrub
Size when mature in m:
3-4m
Main feature (value):
flower and autumn coloration
Spring value:
flower
Summer value:
leaf
Autumn value:
fruit and autumn coloration
Winter value:
branch structure and habit of the plant
Autumn coloration:
Yellow
Flower colour:
White
Fruit colour:
W i n t e r
S p r i n g
S u m m e r
A u t u m n
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
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Drought tolerance:
medium
Optimum ph:
slightly acidic-neutral (pH 6-7)
Preferred location:
semi-shade
Where to plant:
borders, against western, eastern or northern facing walls, under tree canopies, patio. Suitable for bonsai.
Pests and diseases:
this tree is generally pest and disease free
Herbal usage:
this plant is usually not used as a herb.
Edibility:
generally not used for cooking or eating
Toxicity to humans:
seeds are toxic if eaten raw
Optimum growing conditions:
it grows best in semi shade on moist soil (can be alkaline or slightly acidic)

Height in cm:
10-20
Pot size:
9cm
Age in year:
1 (this tree is grown from seed on our nursery)
Our online price:
£5.90

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