California Buckeye, California Horse Chestnut Aesculus californica

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Botanical Name:

Aesculus californica







Common Name:

California Buckeye, California Horse Chestnut

40 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
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  • Aesculus californica

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* A decidious Tree growing to 12 m.
* It is in flower from Jul to August, and the seeds ripen in September. more...
* Large shrub or small tree, silvery bark, dark green leaves, flowers fragrant, white to light pink.
* Species of buckeye endemic to California , and the only buckeye native to the state. more...