Yellow Buckeye

Tree profile

name botanical: 
Aesculus flava
common name: 
Sweet Buckeye
family: 
Soapberry family (Sapindaceae)
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
up to 30 m (99 ft)
leaf: 

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.

leaf shape: 
palmately compound
leaf margin: 
toothed
leaf position: 
opposite
fall foliage: 
yellow – yellow brown
flowering: 
May
blossom color: 
yellow
blossom description: 

The inflorescences are upright piston-like (flower candle) The inflorescences up to 25 cm (5.9 in) high. The flower color is yellow.

gender distribution: 
monoecious
fruit: 

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

branches: 

The branches are gray-brown. The large brown buds and lateral buds protrude from the twigs. The branches have large leaf scars.

bark: 
The bark is gray, smooth until later strongly furrowed to scaly.
root: 
Heart-rooting plant to deep-rooting plant. The root is densely branched.
location: 
Sun to half-shade
soil: 
deep, nutrient-rich, moist
ph value: 
NULL
usage: 

single tree in large gardens and parks

Basisdaten

yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) leaf
yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) leaf
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) leaf
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) leaf underside
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) budding
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) budding leaf
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) leaf budding
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) fruit
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) axial buds
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) axial buds
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) bud
  • yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) trunk
description: 

The yellow buckeye comes from North America, where it is an important forest plant.