Fort McNair Horse Chestnut (Aesculus x carnea ‘Fort McNair’)

Fort McNair Horse Chestnut

  • Produces Bouquet of Petite Pink Spring Flowers
  • Eye-Catching Golden Fall Leaves
  • Incredibly Disease Resistant
  • Phenomenal Ornamental Shade Tree

Talk about a tree that leaves everyone who passes by in awe. The Fort McNair Horse Chestnut (Aesculus x carnea ‘Fort McNair’) has features unlike any other medium-sized tree.

This sensational medium-sized ornamental tree produces the cutest cluster of elegant pink spring blooms that are followed up with stunning golden leaves in the cool fall months.

The pink bouquets of flowers that bloom in the spring stand out dramatically on top of its dark green foliage and give your garden a relaxing, paradise environment.

As summer draws closer, the paradise vibes continue and the tree makes for a perfect relaxing shade tree to escape reality under.

This tree is made to be the center of attention and makes for one of the best ornamental shade trees around.

The incredibly captivating blooms and golden leaves leave everyone in a trance no matter the location, so if you are longing for a privacy tree near your porch or patio, then you better believe this tree will do the job best.

The Fort McNair Horse Chestnut is easy to care and disease resistant. To ensure it stays strong and healthy, you can surround the base of the tree with mulch to give it the extra treatment it deserves.

Planting this tree in full sun with well-drained soil will ensure it grows to its mature size of 45 feet tall and 30 feet wide.

If you didn’t already know, this tree is what everyone is raving about and it won’t last long. Give your landscaping a makeover by ordering the Fort McNair Horse Chestnut today!

Fort McNair Horse Chestnut (Aesculus x carnea ‘Fort McNair’) Details

Common name Fort McNair Horse Chestnut
Botanical name Aesculus x carnea 'Fort McNair'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 5-8
Growth rate Slow
Height 30 - 35 ft.
Width 20 - 25 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time After Flowering
Flower color Pink, Yellow