The Red Buckeye grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained soils.
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.
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 partial shade to full sun. Grows 10'-20' high with an equal or larger spread. Makes a great specimen tree.
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