Aesculus × carnea 'Briotii'
Ruby Red Horsechestnut

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Red (Light to deep red panicles)
Green (Deep green, coarse leaves)
 Ultimate Height:
35-45 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
25-35 feet
 Light Requirements:
Prefers well-drained and slightly acidic soil, though tolerant to urban soils
Hybrid origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Leaves are opposite, palmately compound, and dark green with a coarse texture. The 5 leaflets have a very short or nonexistent petiolule. Leaflets are 3-6" in length. Flower panicles are longer than the species type (6 to 10" in length) and have a deeper red color.

Additional Information

Has decent tolerance to drought and urban environments. Buds are not as sticky as its parent plant, Aesculus hippocastanum. Flower panicles are larger than both parent species with a rich red coloration, making it a popular tree choice in England.

When Aesculus × carnea 'Briotii' has been observed flowering or fruiting at Purdue University


No Fruiting Observations Available

8 Aesculus × carnea 'Briotii' found

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Number Accession ID Location
Heritage Plant
Dedicated/Memorial Plant

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