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Horse Chestnut vs Flame Amur Maple

Aesculus hippocastanum

Acer ginnala Flame

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Horse Chestnut
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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.

A selection of the Amur Maple, the Flame Amur Maple has a brilliant red fall color. The leaves emerge bright green and turn a fiery red in autumn. The seeds on the Flame Amur maple are also a pleasant red color, adding color interest to your yard or garden.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

FLAME AMUR MAPLE QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $12.49 - SAVE UP TO 17%
Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Fall colour: bright red
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: low



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