Aesculus pavia 'Biltmore Strain'

Red Buckeye

Categories: Flowering/Ornamental Trees

A distinguished small tree that has tremendous ornamental appeal. Shiny, scorch-free foliage and bright red spring flowers command attention. Great habit and shape...not disease prone like some of the othe Horsechesnuts.

More About Aesculus pavia 'Biltmore Strain'

  • selected from the Biltmore Estate in N.C.
  • elegant form with great red color

 It typically grows 10-20’ tall. Showy, erect, 4-10” long panicles of red to orange-red, narrow-tubular flowers appear in spring. Palmately compound, shiny, dark green leaves are attractive in spring and early summer, 

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


10-15 ft


6-12 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Aesculus pavia 'Biltmore Strain' Characteristics


  • Specimen
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Mass Plant
  • Interesting Bark


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds
  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Flower Color

  • Red
  • Rose


  • Spreading
  • Irregular
  • Upright