Approximately 0 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - deciduous tree
Flower: YELLOW, in panicles to 18x7cm.
Fruit: capsule to 6cm. wide
Foliage: 5-7 obov. lfts. to 18x7cm.
Height in meters: 28
Aesculus flava seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Aesculus flava are considered toxic.
Common names for Aesculus flava:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
29: Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
87: Natives of Central U.S.A.
131: Toxic Plants
177: Shrubs and Trees For Autumn Colour
719: North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Aesculus flava seeds will usually germinate in 7 days, if conditions are favourable. Normally germinates in the dark. Sow seeds about 15mm deep in a rich, well drained seed sowing mix at about 10°C.
Soak stored seeds before sowing. Sow with scar down. Best sown in situ as a long, fragile, taproot grows quickly. Temperature necessary for germination is reduced from 18°C to 7°C by overwintering (cold stratification)