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Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra)

Scientific Name: Aesculus glabra
Available Size: 2-3′

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Description

Type: Deciduous

Family: Sapindaceae

Height:20-40 feet

Spread: 20-40 feet

Native Range: Eastern US and Canada, statewide in Missouri

Ideal Site Requirements:

Soil: average, medium, well-drained

Water: Medium

Sunlight needs:Full sun to part shade 

Landscape use: Rain garden, not appropriate as a street tree or for use near homes

Brief Description: Low branched, small to medium sized tree with a broad oval-rounded crown, 

Wildlife Benefits: Attracts butterflies

Possible Problems: Leaf blotch can be a significant problem. Powdery mildew and anthracnose are also frequent problems. Watch for bagworms, Japanese beetles and borers. Leaf scorch (brown edges) may occur in droughty conditions or on sites exposed to wind.

Stand out Features: All parts of the plant are poisonous, but seeds are eaten by squirrels.

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