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European Horsechestnut 'Baumannii' Tree POTTED-10 Gal.- $95.00

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European Horsechestnut 'Baumannii' Tree POTTED-10 Gal.- $95.00

European Horsechestnut ( Aesculus hippocastanum 'Baumannii')

FRUITLESS

Zone:3-7 Height:50-75' Spread:40-65'

  • Deciduous tree, taller and narrower than the species. Blooms later than the usual horsechestnut; the flowers are white and pink, double, and reportedly last longer. The flowers are mostly sterile so only a few fruit are produced.
  • Value to wildlife The flowers provide a rich source of nectar and pollen for insects, particularly bees. and moths whose caterpillars provide food for birds, deer and other mammals.

‘Baumannii’ is an old, double-flowered cultivar that was first identified in Geneva, Switzerland in 1819. It is primarily distinguished from the species by (1) later and longer bloom, (2) double white flowers, (3) no fruit and (4) taller and narrower habit.


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