Autumn Splendor Horse Chestnut

Aesculus x arnoldiana 'Autumn Splendor'

SKU
02889
A beautiful, medium sized, cold hardy, specimen tree with a dense, rounded crown and glossy, emerald green foliage that provides brilliant maroon-red fall color. Fan-like leaves are comprised of multiple, lance-shaped, toothy leaflets that are resistant to summer leaf scorch. Showy panicles of yellow flower spikes adorn the branch tips in spring. Deciduous.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
4-8

Good to grow!5

 Change

Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly; less once established, more in extreme heat.

CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:

Find more stores near me >
Set Zip to See Prices
More Information
Botanical Pronunciationes-KU-lus ar-nold-ee-AY-nuh
LoreNot to be confused with the edible chestnuts from the species in the genus Castanea, the fruits of horse chestnuts (genus Aesculus) are ornamental and contain a toxin and should not be ingested.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseSpecimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Fruit Poisonous, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly; less once established, more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsEastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis); Chokeberry (Aronia); Elderberry (Sambucus); Serviceberry (Amelanchier); Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Gayfeather (Liatris)

Provide deep, well-drained soil; adaptable to a variety of soil types. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate periodic drought. Fertilize in early spring. Prune to remove dead or damaged branches in winter.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!