Yellow Buckeye


aka: Sweet Buckeye
Aesculus flava
Hippocastanaceae


Yellow Swish

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A magnificent tree bearing large pyramids of yellow flowers from April through May, large compound palmate leaves turn yellow/orange in fall, develops a deep tap root, keep young plants evenly moist - leaves scorch under dry conditions, large brown pear-shaped fruits contain just a few large (inedible) nuts - each with a single large tan spot (the 'Buckeye'), acid soil tolerant, suitable for bonsai, moderately salt tolerant, attracts hummingbirds & pollinating bees.

Average To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
50-75' tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5b-8a
Tree

Native Range: Long Island across PA & OH to w. KY, south along the Applachian Mountains to n SC, GA, & AL. Rare in s. IN & IL

Yellow Buckeye - 6-12 inch tall in a gallon pot $18.50
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