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Aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus hippocastanum

Horse Chestnut, Conker Tree

Types of planting

Tree types

standard trees shade trees

Topiary on stem

fval roof-trained fval pollard fval candelabra fval branched candlestick fval espalier

Use

Location

avenue park central reservation large garden cemetery countryside

Pavement

none none open open sealed sealed

Planting concepts

eco planting landscape planting prairie planting

Characteristics

Crown shape

wide egg-shaped wide egg-shaped

Crown structure

dense dense

Height

20 - 25 m

Width

16 - 20 m

Winter hardiness zone

4A - 9B

Aspects

Wind

tolerant to wind

Soil

loess sabulous clay light clay sand loamy soil

Nutrient level

moderately rich in nutrients rich in nutrients

Soil moisture level

moist wet

Light requirements

sun partial shade

pH range

acidic neutral alkaline

Host plant/forage plant

bees butterflies small mammals nectar value 5 pollen value 5

Extreme environments

tolerant to salt spray tolerant to dryness

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Seasonal colours

Aesculus hippocastanum seizoenskleur
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Flowers

Flowers

panicle striking standing big scented

Flower colour

white

Flowering period

May - June

Leaves

Leaf colour

dark green buds bright green

Leaves

deciduous palmate big opposite composite

Autumn colour

yellow-brown

Fruits

Fruit colour

brown

Fruits

striking large capsule husk

Bark

Bark colour

brown

Bark

peeling smooth

Twigs

Twig colour

brown

Twigs

bare pendulous

Root system

Root system

deep shallow extensive highly branched fine roots central root

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Location
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Pavement
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Host plant/forage plant
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Planting concepts
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Types of planting
Tree types
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Multi-stemmed trees
OK
Crown structure
OK
Crown shape
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Topiary on stem
OK
Topiary
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Height
m
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m
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Width
m
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m
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Aspects
Wind
OK
Soil
OK
Nutrient level
OK
Soil moisture level
OK
Light requirements
OK
PH range
OK
Extreme environments
OK
Stage of succession
OK
Plant characteristics
Flowering period
January
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December
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Flower colour
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Leaf colour
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Autumn colour
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Fruit colour
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Bark colour
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