Aesculus californica

Aesculus californica

California buckeye



  • Riparian tree about 10 to 18 feet tall but may be shrub-like in dry settings
  • Fruits
  • Loses its leaves in late summer
  • Attractive in winter with white bark and dangling round
  • Leafs out early in spring and produces many large creamy
  • white to pink flower spikes
  • Found in all sections

Briones RP, Chabot RP, Diablo Foothills RP, Lime Ridge, Morgan Territory, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo north, Mt. Diablo west, Orinda, Round Valley RP, Tilden RP


long 1 gallon

pollinators Bees
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
flower color Cream
sun Full Sun
soil Good
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
growth habit Multi Stemmed
features Nuts
habitat Oak woodland
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
habitat Riparian
dormancy summer
water Very low

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