Horse Chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Aesculus hippocastanum

Family:

Hippocastanaceae

Genus:

Aesculus

Species:

hippocastanum

Common Name:

Horse Chestnut

Seeds Per Pound:
39
Quantity:
13.88 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
8
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
100-120 feet
Collection Locale:
Genoa, NY
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

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In Stock: 13.88 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
7.95
1 lb
17.50
1 kg
34.00
10 lb
145.00
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.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* A decidious Tree growing to 30 m.
* It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen in September. more...
* Commonly found in parks and gardens and is one of the dominant landscape species.
* With its white flowers it is beloved of bees in May and children in fall for the mahogany nuts.
* It is native to Greece and Albania. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov