(Buckeye) A very rare small tree with large, dark green leaves and impressive fruit once mature. Somewhat hardy, this requires a warm and sheltered position in many parts of the UK. Not suitable for cold, exposed gardens.
A very rare small tree with large, dark green leaves and impressive fruit once mature. In favourable sheltered areas can sometimes mature into a taller tree.
Suited for a position in full sun in a warm, sheltered garden. Not suitable for cold, exposed areas. Most suited for experienced gardeners.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Best in warm areas, may require protection in winter & protect the young leaves from late frost.
- Flowering Period:May-June.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Aesculus wangii grows to be a small or possibly medium sized tree in very warm areas.
- Height: 8 - 10 m (26 - 32 ft)
- Spread: 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
- Notes: Please be aware that Aesculus wangii can be a fickle and difficult plant in the winter, if caught by frost or if planted in a poor position. As such, it is not covered by our guarantee.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid
- Special Features
- Flowers in Summer, Fruit - Ornamental, Rare and Unusual, Foliage - Unusual Shape