Aesculus hippocastanumAesculus hippocastanumAesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus hippocastanum

Our Ref No : 13265 £59.99 Stock : 4
Size: 10 Ltr
Aesculus hippocastanum, commonly known as the Horse Chestnut or Conker tree, is a beloved favorite among children and adults alike. This majestic tree is renowned for its sticky buds in late winter, followed by spires of white flowers and its iconic brown nuts encased in spiky capsules. With a towering height of up to 30 feet, it makes a striking presence in any landscape.Horse Chestnuts thrive in well-drained soil and prefer a sunny to partially shaded location. They are relatively low-maintenance and tolerant of various soil types, although they may struggle in excessively wet or waterlogged conditions. These trees are best planted where they have ample space to grow and spread their impressive canopy.In addition to their aesthetic appeal, Horse Chestnuts also provide valuable habitat and food for wildlife, attracting birds and other creatures to the garden. Their large size makes them suitable for parks, large gardens, and woodland areas, where they can be admired for their beauty and enjoyed for generations to come.
Common NameHorse Chestnut
Approx Height (10 yrs.)30-60 cm (12-24")
Soil TypePeat
Soil pHAcid, Neutral
Flowering TimeWinter to Spring
Plants for PollinatorsPlants for Pollinators
Bee FriendlyBee Friendly
Flower ColourPink
Plant TypeTrees
A favourite among the kids this 'Horse Chestnut' or 'Conker' tree needs no description either for its sticky buds in late Winter, its spires of white flowers, or its ever famous brown nuts in spikey capsules. 30'. majestic.

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