Scientific Name: Aesculus pavia
Common Names: Red Buckeye
Shiny palmate green leaves are opposite and usually composed of 5 serrated eliptic leaflets, each 4 - 6 inches long. Individual flowers are 1 - 1 1/2 inches long.
Showy 4 - 10 in long panicles of red to orange-red, narrow tubular flowers.
Typically drops it's leaves as the summer heats up.
Seeds and young shoots are poisonous if ingested. Indigenous people crushed the seeds and shoots and put them in water to paralyze fish.
Bloom Color(s): red
Bloom Height: to 10 in.
Plant Width: to 15 ft.
Plant Height: to 15 ft.
Leaf Retention: deciduous
Bloom Period: March to March
Plant Family: Hippocastanaceae
Growth Habit: Tree,Shrub
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