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Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii Variegata' (Red horse chestnut 'Briotii Variegata' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
15m
Max height
12m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii Variegata'

Other names

Red horse chestnut 'Briotii Variegata'

Genus

Aesculus Aesculus

Variety or Cultivar

'Briotii Variegata' _ 'Briotii Variegata', a variegated form of 'Briotii', is rounded, mid-sized, deciduous tree with glossy, dark green and white variegated leaves and large rose-red panicles of flowers in summer and conker-like fruit in autumn.


Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii Variegata' is: Deciduous

Tree shape

Rounded

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Rose-Red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green, Variegated, White in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Horse chestnut scale , Leaf mining moths Horse chestnut scale , Leaf mining moths

Coral spot , Canker , Leaf spot Coral spot , Canker , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting, Seed


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Where to grow

Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii Variegata' (Red horse chestnut 'Briotii Variegata' ) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 12m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Wildlife, Architectural, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil. Large tree only really suitable for large gardens.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii Variegata'

Other names

Red horse chestnut 'Briotii Variegata'

Genus

Aesculus Aesculus

Variety or Cultivar

'Briotii Variegata' _ 'Briotii Variegata', a variegated form of 'Briotii', is rounded, mid-sized, deciduous tree with glossy, dark green and white variegated leaves and large rose-red panicles of flowers in summer and conker-like fruit in autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Tree shape

Rounded

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Rose-Red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green, Variegated, White in Summer; Yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Horse chestnut scale , Leaf mining moths

Specific diseases

Coral spot , Canker , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii Variegata' (Red horse chestnut 'Briotii Variegata' ) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 12m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Wildlife, Architectural, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil. Large tree only really suitable for large gardens.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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