Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 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 and unique addition to your garden? Consider the Aesculus pavia Red Buckeye - a deciduous shrub native to the southern and eastern parts of the United States. This plant thrives in moist, shaded environments and can grow up to 5 meters high. When grouped together in light shade, the effect can be absolutely spectacular. The Red Buckeye produces bright red flowers in June and has shiny, dark green leaves. It prefers well-drained soil and can grow in full or semi-shade. This shrub is not frost tender and is hardy to zone 5. The Aesculus pavia Red Buckeye is a stunning and unique addition to any garden.