Scientific Name: Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii'Form: Oval - horizontal, Round
Common Name:ruby horse chestnut, red horse chestnut Texture:Very coarse
Family Name:SapindaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Compound, Opposite, Heavily veined, Digitate (palmate), Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Thyrse, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), Pink, Dark-red, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Green, Brown, Jul
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Specimen plant, Spring interest, Street (boulevard tree)
Key ID Features:Leaves compound with 5 obovate, serrate leaflets up to 20 cm long, yellow in fall; panicles of red florets. Winter ID: buds large, red, smooth, not sticky.