Aesculus x carnea

Aesculus x carnea
Aesculus x carnea

Plant type

Large trees

Common name
Ippocastano rosso, Ippocastano carnoso


Family
Hippocastanaceae


Tag

    Habitus

  • Large trees

    Sun Exposition

  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Deciduous

    Crown Shape

  • Spreading

    Flower Colour

  • Pink
  • Red

    Flowering Period

  • 04-April
  • 05-May

    Climatic Zone

  • 7

    Continent of Origin

  • Europa

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Botanical characteristics: It is hybrid between A. hippocastanum and A. Pavia. Smaller than the common species. Cultivated in Europe as an ornamental plant. Beautiful bloom in May of rose-red flowers in inflorescences on erect panicles 15-20cm high. Fruits are smaller than those of A. hippocastanum and less aculeate. Leaves are dark green, and composed of 5-7 smaller leaves.

Use: It is mainly used as a shade tree in parks and boulevards. It is very interesting to use in gardens as a single plant.