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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Bowling Green
  • Fruit Garden & Nursery

  • Hardiness Zones


    Buckeyes are large deciduous shade trees. They are most commonly known for their seeds rather than their fruits, which have been historically collected by midwesterners as a lucky token.

    Latin Name

    Aesculus sp.


    Family

    Sapindaceae


    Type of Plant

    Tree

    Bloom Season

    April - May


    Seasons

    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 75'
    Max Spread: 50'

    Uses

  • Shade Tree

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Toxicity

    Do not ingest

    Colors


    Native Range

    Eastern United States


    History

    George Washington was growing buckeye plants.


    Other Details

    Polinator
    Grown by Washington

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