Aesculus pavia

Common name: Red Buckeye

Native plant

Red Buckeye is a fantastic understory tree for lightly shaded yards. The red, tubular flowers begin to open in late April, a display like no other small tree we know. Needing rich soil, Red Buckeye prefers areas where water drains through but does not stand for long. The telltale buckeyes produced in late summer, will fall from the tree in early autumn.


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Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $34
11 to 24 units $32
25 or more units $30

Plant Details

Plant type

Large Shrub, Shrub

Soil type

Mesic, Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Partial Sun, Shade

Bloom period



Requires Protected Site, Floodplain

Growth form

Multi-stemmed, Single trunk

General information

Mature height
10 Feet
Mature width
10 Feet
Max height
20 Feet
Max width
20 Feet
Growth rate
Flower color
Fall color

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