PlantsAesculus→California Buckeye (Aesculus californica)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: Up to 40 feet
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
6"-12"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Pollinators: Bees

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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2012-10-13
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2014-05-18
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Location: Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens, CADate: May 5, 2010 3:48 PM
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2012-05-12
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2014-05-18
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Location: Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens, CADate: May 5, 2010 3:49 PM
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Location: Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens, CADate: May 5, 2010 3:49 PM
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Comments:
Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Dec 16, 2020 10:53 AM

Range: northern to Southern California.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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California buckeye by sarmstrong1 May 13, 2017 2:55 PM 1
What is the name of this tree? by lasa416 Apr 30, 2020 11:52 AM 6
California Buckeye (Aesculus californica) by NCRAS Oct 15, 2017 7:47 AM 2
What is this? by tobina Jun 10, 2017 2:07 AM 11

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