Red Buckeye

Red Buckeye Aesculus pavia

Average Shipping Height: 1' - 1'6"
Item #3778
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    1' - 1'6"
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    Reg. Price $18.50
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The Red Buckeye grows in zones 6-9.

With its spectacular springtime show of deep red flowers, it’s no wonder that Guy Sternberg (author of Native Trees for North American Landscapes) ranks the red buckeye as “among the most beautiful of any temperate-zone tree.” This stunning ornamental can add a touch of interest to any home or park landscape.

  • Blooms in April and May, with an abundance of deep red flowers
  • Features large, dark green leaves
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Begins to bloom at an early age
  • Will be delivered at a height of 1'–1'6"

Your Tree’s Personality

Mature Height


Mature Spread


Growth Rate

Slow to Medium



Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

The red blossoms attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Fox squirrels sometimes eat the buckeyes.


This tree gets its name from the whitish scar found on the each brown seed, giving it the appearance of a deer's eye.

Planting Instructions


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