Aesculus carnea


Red Horse Chestnut

  • Aesculus x carnea

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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification 

Looking for a stunning ornamental tree to enhance the beauty of your outdoor space? Look no further than the Aesculus × carnea, commonly known as the Red Horse Chestnut. This hybrid tree is the product of crossbreeding between the A. hippocastanum and A. pavia and was discovered in Europe. With its spectacular pink to red bloom, this tree will be a showstopper in your garden. Its parent tree produces viable seeds, and new plants will come true from seed, making it easy to cultivate. Choose the Red Horse Chestnut for an awe-inspiring addition to your outdoor collection.

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