The leaves of Ruby Horse Chestnut are palmately compound with usually with 5 leaflets. The leaflets are 8 - 15 cm (3.2 – 5.9 in) long. The petiole is long. The leaf margin of the leaflets is toothed.
The inflorescences are upright piston-like (flower candle) The inflorescences up to 25 cm (9.8 in) high. The flower color is light red.
The seeds are surrounded by a green fleshy capsule. Just a few fruits will be formed. The seed is brown and glossy.
The branches are brown and bare. At the end of the branch are often two buds side by side. The buds protrude from the twig.
single tree or planting in groups, avenue tree, parks tree