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Red Buckeye

Hardiness Zones: 6 - 9
Average shipping height: 1' - 1'6"
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $14.99
    Reg. Price $19.99
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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"
The Red Buckeye Grows in zones 6 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality

Shape

Oval

Growth Speed

Slow to Medium

Scientific Name

Aesculus pavia

Mature Height

10' - 20'

Mature Spread

10' - 20'

Shipping Height

1' - 1'6"

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Preference

Acidic, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Silty Loam, Well Drained

Wildlife Value

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

History/Lore

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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