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Ohio Buckeye
Catalogue A# 2018-NA PZ7

GPS 45D 43' 56" N / 108D 37' 15" W

2018-000 never accessioned

Number in accession: 3

Location: Plaza-center

More information forthcoming

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​This 19 inch Ohio buckeye provides overall benefits of: $92 every year. 


The Ohio buckeye is a neatly rounded tree with low, sweeping branches and dense foliage that provides deep shade. It is one of the first trees to leaf out in the spring. Its name comes from the 'buckeyes,' a small, dark brown nut with a light patch resembling the eye of a deer, which grows inside a rounded prickly fruit capsule. This tree is susceptible to leaf blotch.  This plant has some cultivated varieties. 

Tree or Plant Type: Tree
        Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
        Native Locale:  North America
        Landscape Uses: Parkway/street, Shade tree, Specimen
        Size Range: Medium tree (25-40 feet), Small tree (15-25 feet)
Mature Height: 20-40 feet
Mature Width: 20-40 feet
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5 , Zone 6, Zone 7
        Soil Preference: Acid soil, Moist, well-drained soil
        Acid Soils: Prefers
        Alkaline Soils: Moderately Tolerant
        Salt Spray: Moderately Tolerant
        Soil Salt: Intolerant
        Drought Conditions: Moderately Tolerant
        Poor Drainage: Moderately Tolerant
        Planting Considerations: Messy fruit/plant parts
        Ornamental Interest: Spring blossoms, Fall color, Showy flowers, Attractive bark
        Season of Interest: Mid spring, Early fall
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Yellow
        Shape or Form: Round
        Growth Rate: Moderate
        Transplants Well: No
        Wildlife: Butterflies, Migrant birds, Small mammal

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