Latin: Aesculus glabra
Other common names: Ohio buckeye, horse chestnut, American buckeye, fetid buckeye, stinking buckeye
Mature Height/spread: 40′ height and a spread of 40′ at maturity.
Soil / Climate: Full sun and partial shade are best. The Ohio buckeye can grow in slightly acidic, loamy, moist but well-drained soils.
Notes: Ohio buckeye are known for their yellow or white colored blooms and large seedpods. Leaves are palmate compound usually in sets of 5 to 7. Leaves are 6-9 inches long, with leaflets 3-5 inches long. Leaves and nuts are toxic and should not be consumed.
Wildlife: Nuts are eaten by squirrels.
Cold Stream Farm supplies Ohio Buckeye trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Aesculus glabra can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.
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