Ohio Buckeye, Smooth Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye, American Buckeye Aesculus glabra

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Aesculus glabra

Family:

Hippocastanaceae

Genus:

Aesculus

Species:

glabra

Common Name:

Ohio Buckeye, Smooth Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye, American Buckeye

Seeds Per Pound:
52
Quantity:
153.32 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
6
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
20-40 feet
Collection Locale:
Genoa, NY
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3

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In Stock: 153.32 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
1 lb
19.50
1 kg
39.00
10 lb
155.00
50 lb
595.00
100 lb
890.00
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.
In a Nutshell:
* This species is the state tree of Ohio.
* In Britain, it grows best in eastern and south-eastern areas of England probably needing a continental climate in order to thrive.
* The twigs, bark, flowers and leaves all produce a foetid odour if crushed. more...
* Commonly known as Ohio buckeye , American buckeye , or fetid buckeye. more...

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Aesculus glabra Willd.
Ohio buckeye
AEGL

Summary
Duration Perennial
Growth Habit Tree
Native Status L48 (N), CAN (N)
Federal T/E Status
National Wetland Indicator FACU, FAC+
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 25
Height, Mature (feet) 68.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Severe
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 145
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.1
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 300
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 700
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 36
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 58
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Medium
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product Yes
Veneer Product No
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