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Aesculus hippocastanum mature
Common Name: HORSE CHESTNUT
Height 10m, spread 8m
Slow starter, then moderate growing, dense rounded crown
Leaves palmate with leaflets in groups of 5-6. Leaflets wedge shaped and serrated. Yellow autumn colour.
Conspicuous upright white flowers, followed by large brown nut fruit (not edible).
Drought and frost resistant, but young trees do not like hot dry winds.
Attractive flowering tree suitable as a street tree or a shade tree.
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