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Plant Details

Aesculus sylvatica

painted buckeye

Scientific Name:

Aesculus sylvatica

Common Name:

painted buckeye

Plant Family

Sapindaceae (Soapberry Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub / Tree

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Size in Feet:

10

Light:

Part sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

mainly Piedmont, scarse Mountains

Blooms

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Martha Baskin

Bloom

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Martha Baskin

Leaves

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Martha Baskin

Terminal bud scales

They will eventually fall off

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Spring Leaves

They will turn green

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Herb Amyx

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Duke Trees
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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