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.