Aesculus hippocastanum

Horse Chestnut

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Flower colour

Pink, White, Peach



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Plant details

Family: Hippocastanaceae

Genus: Aesculus

Species: hippocastanum

Flower colour: Pink, White, Peach

Foliage colour: Light green

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 2500cm

Spread: 2500cm

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That looks like an awesome plant..To have around and not the easiest thing to keep seeds for.. Even though this picture looks like a tree!!

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