University of Florida

Aesculus sylvatica

Common name(s): Painted Buckeye, Dwarf Buckeye, Georgia Buckeye

Plant type: deciduous medium tree
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): grafting/budding

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: late Summer
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: stratify 40 degrees F in sand 3 months.
Preferred temperature for germination: 70-85 degrees F
Time required for germination: 3-4 weeks
Comment: Seeds should be sown about 2

Propagation by Grafting

Time of year to graft: late Winter
Type of graft: whip