SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: UC Davis Arboretum - Davis, CA
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Native to Northwestern Himalaya.
Previously listed in the Hippocastanaceae family.
Oval or Rounded Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 40 - 60 feet.
Width: 35 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Palmately Compound, Green, Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Summer. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Green Capsule, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.
Bark Gray to Brown, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip or Shade Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Aesculus indica Tree Record." 1995-2019. Nov 22, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/aesculus-indica >