Aesculus wilsonii
  • Aesculus wilsonii

Aesculus wilsonii

£45.00

(Chinese Chestnut) A very rare species of chestnut native to parts of China, Aesculus wilsonii has handsome large leaves which emerge bronze-brown in colour and gradually darken to green later in summer. 

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A very rare species of chestnut native to parts of China, Aesculus wilsonii has handsome large leaves which emerge bronze-brown in colour and gradually darken to green later in summer. Established plants have attractive white flowers with yellow and red centers in early summer.

Aesculus wilsonii  is a very rare tree, generally slow to grow initially and not for instant gratification but very handsome once established.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow initially, moderate once established.
  • Habit: Aesculus wilsonii  is eventually a small, spreading tree.
    • Height: 10 m (32 ft)
    • Spread: 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)

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