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Aesculus hippocastanum

Family: sapindaceae
Common name(s): Common horsechestnut; European horsechestnut
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 3~4 - 6~8

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Aesculus hippocastanum

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (20 photos)
  • BBC Gardening - Plant profile with horticultural details and garden uses. (1 photo)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 3-6) (25 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (zone 4) (1 photo)
  • Floridata - Illustrated informative profile page with notes on culture, usage, and noteworthy features. (2 photos)
  • Illinois Wildflowers - Informative illustrated page with description and cultivation details, also covering range and faunal associations. (5 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 3-8) (12 photos). Also a page for 'Baumannii'.
  • North Carolina State University factsheet - Plant profile with horticultural details and comments (zone 3-7) (4 photos)
  • Virginia Tech Dendrology - Factsheet with botanical characteristics and photos of various features. (zone 3-7) (6 photos)

Last updated:04 Jul 2017