Red Buckeye, Firecracker Plant Aesculus pavia Northern

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Botanical Name:

Aesculus pavia Northern

Family:

Hippocastanaceae

Genus:

Aesculus

Species:

pavia

Location:

Northern

Common Name:

Red Buckeye, Firecracker Plant

Height:
15 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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Growing Info:
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.
In a Nutshell:
* A decidious Shrub growing to 5 m.
* It is in flower in June, and the seeds ripen in September. more...
* Native to the southern and eastern parts of the United States , found from Illinois to Virginia in the north and from Texas to Florida in the south. more...
* Fine plant for naturalizing in moist soils and where there is some shade.
* When grouped or massed in light shade provided by pines the effect can be spectacular. more...