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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
description:
Attractive form of horsechestnut. Large palmate leaves and showy spikes of blush pink flowers in May. Does not set seed.

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

propagation:
By grafting.

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

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