Baumann's horse chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum 'Baumannii' (d)

Baumann's horse chestnut


'Baumannii' is a large, broad-crowned deciduous tree with large dark leaves of 5-7 leaflets. Flowers double, white with yellow marks that age to red. Fruit not developing

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Baumann's horse chestnut

    • Common names

      Aesculus hippocastanum 'Flore Pleno'

  • skullToxicity

    Ingestion may cause severe discomfort. Wear gloves and wash hands after handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Higher than 12 metres

    • Spread

      wider than 8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 1

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Low Maintenance Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by hardwood cuttings from early to midwinter or by chip budding from mid to late summer

  • insectPests

    Can get horse chestnut scale and leaf-mining moths

  • microbeDiseases

    A canker, Coral spot and a leaf spot may be a problem