It is a broadly conical, deciduous tree with large-lobed, dark green leaves, providing excellent shade during summer. It produces large creamy white flowers followed by spiky fruits enclosing the renowned conker. Hardy, deciduous. Grows to 10m+.
Suitable for: Avenues, pollarding, shade, specimens.
Features: Flowers, conkers, shade in summer.
Botanical Name: AESCULUS hippocastanum