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Plant Characteristics

Flower Color*
  • Green
  • Green
  • Red
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Slow
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Aesculus is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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FORT MCNAIR HORSE CHESTNUT

Aesculus x carnea 'Fort McNair'

Buy Fort McNair Horse Chestnut online.

Mature Height:

35 Feet

Mature Spread:

25 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Sapindaceae · Common Name: Buckeye

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 10531

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(2-3 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$115.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11523

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
(2 units available now - S)

large package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$115.00

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Customer Testimonials

Thank you! I am very impressed with your company, the care and love you have for your plants is obvious, both in the health of the plants I received and in their packaging. The quality is exceptional and exceeds anything I have experienced before now. I am a first-time customer and will definitely be recommending you to everyone I know. Keep up the good work!


Krystyn
Hamilton, OH
November 2016

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