Aesculus hippocastanum - Horse Chestnut Tree

Aesculus hippocastanum - Horse Chestnut Tree is a splendid shade tree with distinctive, large, compound leaves and and stunning large flowers.  This tree makes a lovely speciment tree or as an avenue.  Horse Chestnut is suitable for moist areas and is well worth growing in large gardens, parks, gardens and golf courses.

Height: 8 metres.

Width: 8 metres.

Growth rate: Moderate to fast.

Form: Aesculus hippocastanum - Horse Chestnut Tree is upright when young, becoming rounded with age. Densely branched. 

Foliage: Palmately compound, with five to seven doubly serrate leaflets and dark green in summer.

Autumn colour: Leaves turn a lovely yellow in autumn.

Flowers: White flowers with yellow to red speckles, late spring.

Tolerances:  Tolerates a wide range of tolerances, though it prefers to be not too dry.

Landscape use: Aesculus hippocastanum - Horse Chestnut Tree is a good shade tree, suitable in medium to large gardens and parks


Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

Email Us:
Blerick Tree Farm 
Open 7 days
9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm Sat-Sun

55 McDougal Road, Neerim South VIC 3831
Ph: 03 56281507
Mobile: 0417 535 917