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Order: Sapindales
   Family: Hippocastanaceae
            Genus: Aesculus
                        Specie: flava

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 90 ft (27 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Leaflets turn yellow-orange in autumn

Uses: Parks Tree for large landscapes

Zones: 4-9

Description: An attractive species that is native to central and eastern USA where it grows in fertile valleys. In the wild it can grow to 90 ft (27 m) but generally reaches half that in the garden. The leaflets have prominent downy veins and color to yellow and orang

Growth Habit: Broad domed with age


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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