Description: Aesculus parviflora, also known as the Bottle Brush Backeye, is a large suckering tree. Leaves bronze when young in the spring, and an attractive yellow colour in autumn. Flowers freely in July-August with slender panicles of white flowers with long-exserted attractive red anthers. Followed by smooth fruits in the autumn.
History: Originated from the USA in 1785. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Growing Tips: Most varieties require a lot of space to grow. Thrive in almost any well drained soils. Prefer to be planted in full sun or partial shade.
Height and Spread (after 10 years): 12m x 8m
Common name: Bottlebrush buckeye
Purple / Green Foliage
Growth rate - Slow
Tree size after 10 years - Small
Do not prune
- BrandFrank Matthews - Trees for Life
- AspectNorth-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing
- Attractive to WildlifeAttractive to Bees, Attractive to Birds, Attractive to Wildlife
- AwardAGM (Award of Garden Merit) RHS
- Flower ColourWhite
- Flower FormPaniculate
- Flowering MonthJuly, August
- Foliage ColourGreen, Bronze, Yellow
- Foliage TypeDeciduous
- Garden StyleArchitectural, City & Courtyard Garden, Cottage & Informal Garden, Wildlife Garden, Woodland Garden
- Hardiness (RHS rating)H7 colder than -20ºC. Very hardy
- MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
- pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Plant HabitSpreading / Branched, Standard
- Plant TypeTree
- Pot Size12L, 12L
- Season of InterestSpring, Summer, Autumn
- Soil TypeChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
- Special AttributesAttractive Foliage, Autumn Foliage Colour, Berries or Fruit, Easy to Grow, Low Maintenance
- Spread cm800cm
- SunlightFull Sun, Partial Shade
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