Aesculus x neglecta 'Erythroblastos'

Caroline Horse Chestnut

aesculus x neglecta erythroblastos
aesculus x neglecta erythroblastos
aesculus x neglecta erythroblastos buckeye caroline horse chestnut autumn form
aesculus x neglecta erythroblastos buckeye caroline horse chestnut green leaf form
aesculus x neglecta erythroblastos buckeye caroline horse chestnut leaves
aesculus x neglecta erythroblastos buckeye caroline horse chestnut pink new growth
aesculus x neglecta erythroblastos buckeye caroline horse chestnut yellow leaf form
aesculus x neglecta erythroblastos buckeye caroline horse chestnut yellow leaves

Amazing new leaves of pink-orange that age to cream-green through spring and green through summer. Slow-growing tree. Protect from strong winds. In spring, pale-yellow flowers with a red base are borne in erect panicles. Orange and yellow autumn leaves. Seldom produces nuts. Aesculus x neglecta 'Erythroblastos' is a hybrid between Aesculus flava (syn. Aesculus octandra) and Aesculus sylvatica.

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

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Taxonomy and Etymology

Family: Sapindaceae, soapberry family, a family of flowering plants.

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 neglecta, neglēcta (Latin, participle), meaning 'neglected, ignored, overlooked, disregarded'.

Cultivar: Aesculus x neglecta 'Erythroblastos'

Common Name: Caroline Horse Chestnut

Other Common Name(s): Buckeye

Description and Features

Description: Amazing new leaves of pink-orange that age to cream-green through spring and green through summer. Slow-growing tree. Protect from strong winds. In spring, pale-yellow flowers with a red base are borne in erect panicles. Orange and yellow autumn leaves. Seldom produces nuts. Aesculus x neglecta 'Erythroblastos' is a hybrid between Aesculus flava (syn. Aesculus octandra) and Aesculus sylvatica.

Height: 6m

Width: 4m

Uses: Attracts bees

Tolerates: Light frosts

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: Orange, Yellow

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Pink, Orange, White, Green

Flowers:

  • Summer: None

  • Autumn: None

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Yellow, Red

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