Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii'

Red Horse Chestnut

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A compact grower with large, dark-green, fan-shaped leaves. Giant red flower candles in late-spring. Glossy-brown nuts in autumn are toxic to humans and animals. Foliage can scorch in dry or very windy conditions. Once established, it is difficult to transplant due to its taproot. Great as a shade, avenue, or paddock tree. Golden-yellow autumn leaves. Has larger flowers than Aesculus x carnea and is slower-growing due to a greater number of flowers, and will mature as a smaller tree. Prefers moist, well-drained soils, and will not tolerate dry soils well. Aesculus x carnea is a hybrid between Aesculus pavia and Aesculus hippocastanum.

exotic tree Exotic
deciduous tree Deciduous
toxic to animals tree Toxic to animals
tolerates light frosts Tolerates light frosts
tolerates windy sites Tolerates windy sites
clay soils Clay soils
sandy soils Sandy soils
full sun Full sun
part shade Part shade
paddocks Paddocks
shade Shade
attracts bees Attracts bees
Stem Foliage Flowers Fruit
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Spring

10 Year Size

tree shape
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4m

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Taxonomy and Etymology

Family: Sapindaceae, soapberry family, a family of flowering trees, lianas, and herbaceous plants that occur in many temperate and tropical regions.

Genus: Aesculus, aesculus (Latin, noun), meaning 'a kind of oak bearing edible acorns'. Commonly known as buckeye and horse chestnut, a genus of various flowering trees and shrubs.

Species: Aesculus x carnea, carnea (Latin, adjective), meaning 'flesh-coloured', in reference to the pink colour of this hybrid species' flowers.

Cultivar: Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii'

Common Name: Red Horse Chestnut

Description and Features

Description: A compact grower with large, dark-green, fan-shaped leaves. Giant red flower candles in late-spring. Glossy-brown nuts in autumn are toxic to humans and animals. Foliage can scorch in dry or very windy conditions. Once established, it is difficult to transplant due to its taproot. Great as a shade, avenue, or paddock tree. Golden-yellow autumn leaves. Has larger flowers than Aesculus x carnea and is slower-growing due to a greater number of flowers, and will mature as a smaller tree. Prefers moist, well-drained soils, and will not tolerate dry soils well. Aesculus x carnea is a hybrid between Aesculus pavia and Aesculus hippocastanum.

Height: 6m

Width: 4m

Uses: Paddocks, Shade, Attracts bees

Tolerates: Light frosts, Windy

Soil Type: Clay soils, Sandy soils

Sun and Shade: Full sun, Part shade

Winter Foliage: Deciduous

Origin: Exotic

Types: Toxic to animals

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green

  • Autumn: Yellow

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Green

Flowers:

  • Summer: None

  • Autumn: None

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Red

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