Full sun to light shade; prefers moist, but well drained soils; slightly acid soil is best.
Of hybrid origin; a cross between common horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) and red buckeye (Aesculus pavia.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Leaf blotch can occur Leaf scorch can be a problem in prolonged droughts.
This tree should not be used along sidewalks since it produces nuts enclosed in large husks (a litter problem); nuts are poisonous.