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Horse Chestnut vs Double Flowering Plum

Aesculus hippocastanum

Prunus triloba Multiplex

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(new stock expected: fall of 2021)

Horse Chestnut
Double Flowering Plum

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.

With the Double Flowering Plum in your garden, you'll be the envy of your block. Not only is it a stunning visual, but it is one of the earliest spring bloomers. With its gorgeous double pink blooms, this Plum is irresistible to birds, butterflies, and neighbours alike.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

DOUBLE FLOWERING PLUM QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Flowers: pink, round
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high



Toxicity: raw Horse Chestnut seed, leaf, bark and flower is toxic if ingested due to the presence of esculin.


Other Names: flowering almond, flowering plum


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no