Aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus x carnea

  • Aesculus hippocastanum
  • Aesculus hippocastanum
  • Flower name
    Aesculus hippocastanum
  • Scientific name
    Aesculus x carnea
  • AliasRed Horse-chestnut, 紅花栃の木, ベニバナマロニエ, Aesculus carnea
  • Place of originhybrid
  • Place of floweringOverseas, Streets, Planting, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus hippocastanum or Safflower chestnut (scientific name: Aesculus x carnea) is a hybrid of Akabanochinoki and Red Horse-chestnut (scientific name:Aesculus hippocastanum). It is a deciduous broadleaf tree. In the early summer, the panicles are extended and many red 4-petals bloom.

Aesculus hippocastanum information h2>
Generic name: Aesculus hippocastanum, scientific name: Aesculus x carnea, alias: Red Horse-chestnut, safflower marronnier, Place of Origin: Horticultural Varieties, Tree height: 5-15 m, leaf shape: palm-shaped compound leaf, leaflet: 5 leaves, petiole: long, leaf margin: sawtooth,
Inflorescence form: conical minor inflorescence, inflorescence height: 15-25 cm, flowering direction: landscape, flower color: deep pink / red,
Flowering season: May-June, flower diameter: 1.5-2.5 cm, fruit season "October, Use: street, park trees.


  • Order
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Sapindaceae
  • Genus
    Aesculus
  • Species
    A. hippocastanum
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typelarge deciduous
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.5 cm

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