Ohio Buckeye

Aesculus glabra

  • Low branched, broad, oval, rounded crown
  • Green compound leaves emerge in the spring, each with seven spreading oblong leaflets
  • Clusters of single, green-white-yellow flowers
  • A smaller-growing aesculus compared to other cultivars
  • Bloom Time: Mid-spring

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
Yellow

HEIGHT:
10-12 m

SPREAD:
9-10 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


A good selection for more remote areas of the landscape, including native plant and woodland areas.

Additional Notes about Ohio Buckeye:


Native to Ontario and other parts of North America.

Native Americans reportedly called the fruit of this tree “hetuck” meaning eye-of-the-buck, in reference to the shiny dark mahogany-brown fruit, resembling the eye of a buck deer.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Fall Color
Deciduous
FLOWERING TIME:
Lt. Spr-Sum
Spring
HABIT:
Rounded
Oval
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen
Woodland/woods edge