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Horse Chestnut vs Red Sunset Maple

Aesculus hippocastanum

Acer rubrum Sunset

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Horse Chestnut
Red Sunset 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.

Red Sunset Maple is named for its stunning orange and red leaves in the fall. It is a fast growing cultivar of the Red Maple that is native to Eastern North America. The winter stems and spring flowers are also tinged with red color, making this tree attractive year round.

The Red Sunset Maple is salt sensitive and prefers moist soil with slightly acidic conditions.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

RED SUNSET MAPLE QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 4a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 11 m (35 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Fall colour: red/orange
Flowers: small red clusters
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none



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