Chinese Horse-chestnut

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 Aesculus chinensis subsp. var.  Chinese horse chestnut
Habit: tree
Height: to
Width: to
90ft 35ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Poisonous: seeds slightly toxic
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 6 to 9
Sunset Zones: not available
Flower features: white
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Aesculus chinensis, Bunge. Tree, to 60 ft.: lfts. 5-7, short-stalked, oblong-obovate to oblong-oblanceolate, acuminate, cuneate at the base, glabrous beneath, except sparingly hairy on the veins, closely serrulate, 4-7 in. long: fls. less than 1/2in. long, white, in elongated cylindric panicles: fr. subglobose, slightly depressed at the apex, with thick walls: seeds 1 in. across or less with the hilum occupying about one-half of the seed. May, June. N. China.—Recently intro. by the Arnold Arboretum and probably hardy N.

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