Red Buckeye - Aesculus pavia

Species: Aesculus pavia
Common names: Red Buckeye

Plant Properties

Growth Period: Perennial
Plant Form: Tree Shrub
Foliage: deciduous
Flower color(s): red yellow

Plant Requirements

Water requirements: medium to high
Light requirements: part shade

Soil moisture requirements: moist
Soil content requirements: Sand Loam Clay Caliche
Soil notes: variety pavia prefers sandy soils. Variety flavescens prefers rocky limestone
Drainage requirements: good
Calcium carbonate (CaC03) tolerance: medium
Drought tolerance: medium
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