Fort McNair Horsechestnut

Aesculus x carnea 'Fort McNair'

  • Upright oval, rounded, growth habit
  • Large buds are dark brown and quite sticky in early spring
  • Green compound leaves emerge in the spring, each with seven spreading oblong leaflets
  • Long dense panicles of single pink flowers with yellow throats
  • A smaller-growing aesculus compared to other cultivars
  • Bloom Time: Late Spring

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Pink

HEIGHT:
10-12 m

SPREAD:
9-10 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


This cultivar has glossy dark green foliage that doesn’t scorch in late summer.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Fall Color
Deciduous
FLOWERING TIME:
Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen