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, Canyon, Livermore, Mt. Diablo North, Mt. Diablo West, Orinda, Tilden RP, Wildcat RP


1 gal long, 5 gal long

pollinators Bees
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
sun Full Sun
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season May
features Nuts
habitat Oak woodland
sun Part Shade
habitat Riparian
dormancy summer
water Very low
flower color White

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