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Aesculus x carnea - 'Briotii'

Type Tree, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Medium Sized Tree (3 to 8m height)
Colours Red Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Aesculus x carnea - Cultivation Notes

This smaller showier cousin of the native horse chestnut is more suited to planting urban gardens, producing a proffusion of white pink spring blossom and becoming a much tidier compact medium sized tree. Plant in most fertile well drained soils in sun or part sun ideally in full sun as a specimen.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Aesculus x carnea:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Fruit / berry producing

Weaknesses of Aesculus x carnea

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
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Common Missspellings: Asculus, Isculus, Aisculas, Aesculas, Asculis