California Horse Chestnut, California Buckeye Aesculus californica

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Botanical Name:

Aesculus californica

Family:

Hippocastanaceae

Genus:

Aesculus

Species:

californica

Common Name:

California Horse Chestnut, California Buckeye

Height:
40 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7


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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...