Red Buckeye


Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia) is a small deciduous tree or shrub, adored for its panicles of bright red flowers in spring. Its palmate leaves create a lush backdrop, making it a standout in any garden. Attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, it’s a magnet for wildlife enthusiasts. The Red Buckeye is a symbol of nature’s vibrancy, bringing joy to every landscape.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-8
Soil pH: 5.0-7.5
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, prefers moist soil
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 10-20′ tall, 10-20′ wide
Plant Spacing: 10-20′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Red

Fruit Characteristics

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Dark green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 10-20 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Toxic to humans, pets, and livestock
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to Southeastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No