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botanical name:
Aesculus x carnea 'Plantierensis'
Aesculus x carnea 'Plantierensis' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pink Horsechestnut
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 20.00m
width: 15.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: May
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Attractive form of horsechestnut. Large palmate leaves and showy spikes of blush pink flowers in May. Does not set seed.

Unfussy and thrives in most reasonable soils but best in moist, well drained, deep, fertile soil, in full sun or part shade.

By grafting.

other notes:
Back-cross of A x carnea with A. hippocastanum. Raised in France about 1894.
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