Aesculus indica 'Sidney Pearce'
  • Aesculus indica 'Sidney Pearce'
  • Aesculus indica 'Sidney Pearce'

Aesculus indica 'Sidney Pearce'

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(Indian Chestnut) Particularly desirable flowering selection of Aesculus indica which was first selected by Sidney Pearce, the Assistant Curator at the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in 1935. 

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Particularly desirable flowering selection of Aesculus indica which was first selected by Sidney Pearce, the Assistant Curator at the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in 1935. Masses of very upright panicles of long, white, suffused-pink flowers with yellow markings in midsummer.

Aesculus indica 'Sidney Pearce' is an unusual tree, generally slow to grow initially and not for instant gratification but majestic once established!


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow initially, moderate once established.
  • Habit: Aesculus indica 'Sidney Pearce'  is eventually a large tree with a rounded crown.
    • Height: 20 m (65 ft)
    • Spread: 15 m (50 ft)
  • Notes: We have a specimen of Aesculus indica 'Sidney Pearce', planted in the arboretum surrounding our nursery. It is 12 years old, has reached a height of 3 - 4 m, a spread of 3 m.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Large
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Alkaline, Soil Type: Not Fussy
Special Features
Flowering in Summer

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