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Aesculus hippocastanum

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Common Horsechestnut

FAMILY: SAPINDACEAE

Aesculus hippocastanum - Common Horsechestnut

About Common Horsechestnut at OSU's Landscape Plants site         

  • Native to mountainous Greece and Albania.

  • Frequently reaches 100’ in height.

  • Leaflets are 7 and make a palmate leaf.

  • Flowers white in an erect cluster 8-12” in April/May.

  • Nut husk is prickly and roundish.

  • Bark is in plates.

  • Fall color is negligible.

  • Common in Portland, especially in older neighborhoods

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
100

1013 SE Lambert St

Right of Way

65' Height

45' Spread

12' Circ.

This is the west tree in a pair at this address.

The pair is on north side between SE 9th Ave and SE 11th Ave.

Aesculus hippocastanum - Common Horsechestnut
101

1014 SE Lambert St

Right of Way

65' Height

45' Spread

14.3' Circ.

This is the east tree in a pair at this address.

The pair is on north side between SE 9th Ave and SE 11th Ave.

Aesculus hippocastanum - Common Horsechestnut
249

1465 NE Going St

Right of Way

76' Height

65' Spread

13.5' Circ.

Aesculus hippocastanum - Common Horsechestnut
315

4741 SE 36th Place

Right of Way

75' Height

72' Spread

14.75' Circ.

Aesculus hippocastanum - Common Horsechestnut
322

8710 N Willamette Blvd

Right of Way

65' Height

61' Spread

11' Circ.

Aesculus hippocastanum - Common Horsechestnut