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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Aesculus glabra Willd.
Ohio buckeye
AEGL

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N), CAN (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Single Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 25
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 68.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color Green   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Coarse   Toxicity Severe
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils No   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.1
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 300
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 700
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 30
Drought Tolerance Medium   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 36
Fire Tolerance Low   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 145   Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 58
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Slow
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor High
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product Medium   Post Product No
Lumber Product Yes   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product Yes   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 06/04/2020 01:38 PM CDT