Red Buckeye - Aesculus pavia
Regional Names: Firecracker Plant, Scarlet Buckeye,
Height 10-20' Spread 10-20'
Grows well in shade, part shade or sun.
Also tolerates a variety of soils; moist, well drained, acidic,
loamy, silty loam, sandy, rich. Native of the south, but
does well in the north too.
Grows 10-20 feet high with
an equal spread. Oval shaped. Can be grown as a
large shrub or small tree. Slow to medium grower.
Dark green, smooth compound leaves which will come out early in
Beautiful, bright magenta red flowers with prolonged blooming.
The Red Buckeye blooms in the spring and starts blooming at an
early age. Flowers attract hummingbirds.
Smooth round, light brown and about 1" in diameter.
Produces nuts in about ten years.
Winter Buds: Small
resinous and brown.
Brown gray bark which can be used as a soap substitute.
naturally in the east from Virginia south. In the northern
states it is cultivated, but still does well.
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For those who wish to order by mail or prefer to send a check, send orders to:
Porcupine Hollow Farm
8593 W. Old State Rd. Central Lake, Mi. 49622
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