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Horse Chestnut vs Autumn Blaze Maple

Aesculus hippocastanum

Acer x freemanii Jeffersred

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Horse Chestnut
Autumn Blaze Maple

Horse Chestnut is a medium sized deciduous tree that is native to Greece but has been grown in North America for hundreds of years. It produces large nuts.

A top CO2 absorbing species. Experts think this tree may help climate change more than others.

Autumn Blaze Maple is a striking maple variety. It is a hybrid between Silver and Red Maple with the preferred qualities of each: the fast growing nature of Silver Maple combined with the brilliant fall color and strength of Red Maple.

Autumn Blaze Maple even provides winter interest with its attractive, upright, oval shaped form. Ideally suited as a shade or accent tree, this maple variety will be your new favorite tree.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

AUTUMN BLAZE MAPLE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Fall colour: stunning red orange
Nuts: large spiky nuts
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: low



Toxicity: most parts of plant are toxic