Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum 'Baumannii')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 50-80ft
Plant Spread: 35-60ft
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: This is a taprooted tree that once established is difficult to transplant. 'Baumannii is an old, double-flowered cultivar that was first identified in Geneva, Switzerland in 1819. It is primarily distinguished from the species by (1) later and longer b
Flowers: Showy
Other: Double
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: 2019-05-18
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: 2019-05-18
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Maybe some sort of Buckeye? by MrsBinWY Jun 8, 2019 11:30 AM 13
Interesting plant by Junker1004 May 20, 2016 1:20 PM 280

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