- Deep red springtime flowers
- Large dark green leaves
- Blooms at an early age
- Attracts hummingbirds
- Grows 10' to 20' with equal spread
- Zones 6 to 9
- Can't ship to: AK, AZ, HI
Zones 6 - 9
The Red Buckeye can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.VIEW MAP
The Red Buckeye falls into the following type(s): Ornamental Trees, Shrubs
10' - 20' High
The Red Buckeye grows to be 10' - 20' feet in height.
10' - 20' Spread
The Red Buckeye has a spread of about 10' - 20' at full maturity.
Slow to Medium Growth
This tree grows at a slow to medium growth rate. [More about this.]
This buckeye does well in full sun, partial shade.
The Red Buckeye grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained soils.
This buckeye has oval shape.
Flourishes in moist, well-drained soil with full sun. Grows 10'-20' high with an equal or larger spread. Can be grown as a shrub or small tree; great as a specimen, as a small shade tree, as part of a shrubbery border or near a deck or patio. Will add several weeks of bright red color during spring.
Blossoms attract hummingbirds.
Handsome, lustrous dark green foliage. The large, drooping, 3"-6" leaves emerge in early spring before oaks and maples show any sign of life.
Showy, spring-blooming, deep red blossoms
With an attractive springtime display of showy, deep red flowers, this tall shrub or small tree is quite a delight to many hummingbirds. Drooping, large 3"-6" dark green leaves emerge in early spring before oaks and maples show any sign of life. This plant is for the eagerly desirous as it has a tendency to bloom when it is just 3 feet tall. Likes moist, well-drained soil and full sun. Grows 10'-20' high with an equal or larger spread. Makes a great specimen tree. (Zones 6-9)
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The benefits of bare-root trees
Our trees are delivered with natural bare roots which have been dipped in hydrating gel prior to shipment to keep the roots moist and healthy. As their abundant, fibrous roots aren't confined by a container, bare-root trees get off to a more vigorous start compared to containerized roots which typically need more time to adjust to transplanting. Bare-root trees typically surpass the size of larger containerized trees in only a few years.