Fort McNair Horsechestnut

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Quick Overview

Fort McNair Horse Chestnut is an attractive, small, round-headed, shade tree. In spring it will show off its yellow-throated pink blooms, followed by golden foliage in the fall. This tree is a favored by hummingbirds.

Details

Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Fort McNair Horsechestnut is an attractive, small, round-headed, shade tree. In spring it will show off its yellow-throated pink blooms, followed by golden foliage in the fall. This tree is a favored by hummingbirds. 

Where to put it: 

Fort McNair Horsechestnut's show-stopper qualities make this a perfect specimen tree for small yards. We recommend that it be planted away from sidewalks or driveways where leaves and nuts may fall. 

What it needs:

Fort McNair Horsechestnut prefers full sun and regular, weekly watering and more often in extreme heat. Prune in late winter following the last danger of frost. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Aesculus x carnea 'Fort McNair'
Hardiness Zone 4
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Medium Tree (25-40 feet)
Mature Height 45'
Mature Spread 30'
Shape Densely Round
Foliage Color Dark Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color Pink
Decorative Fruit Yes
Landscape Uses Shade, Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable
Standout Feature Beautiful Spring Blooms, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attractive Pink Flowers, Disease Resistant,