Buckeye Fruits and Seeds

ruby horsechestnut (Aesculus carnea) fruits

The seeds are surrounded by a green fleshy capsule. Just a few fruits will be formed. The seed is brown and glossy.

yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) fruit

The seeds are surrounded by a green fleshy capsule. The seed is brown and glossy.

horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) fruit

The seeds (chestnuts) of the horse chestnut are in a fleshy, green and spiky capsule. Usually, one to two fruit in a capsule. The fruits fall in autumn with the pericarp from the tree. Shatters upon impact on the floor.