The leaves of Yellow buckeye are palmately compound with five to seven leaflets. The leaflets are up to 20 cm (7.9 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 (5.9 in) high. The flower color is yellow.
The seeds are surrounded by a green fleshy capsule. The seed is brown and glossy.
The branches are gray-brown. The large brown buds and lateral buds protrude from the twigs. The branches have large leaf scars.
single tree in large gardens and parks