Red Buckeye
Red Buckeye

Red Buckeye

Regular price $199.99 Save $-199.99

A very attractive shrub or small tree for general garden use with upright panicles of hummingbird-friendly, intensely red flowers in spring; will flower well in part shade; glossy, disease resistant leaves; water well during dry periods Red Buckeye features showy spikes of ruby-red flowers rising above the foliage from early to mid spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The palmate leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Red Buckeye is a dense deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage. This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting squirrels and hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics. Red Buckeye is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent Mass Planting General Garden Use Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This species is native to parts of North America.

  • Mature Height: 15 feet
  • Mature Width: 15 feet
  • Sunlight: Sun, Part Sun
  • Soil Conditions: Moist (Typical)

Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, holds the same glorious potential!

Delivery
We deliver outdoor plants within a zone around the Chicagoland. Currently, we are offering free delivery over $250, otherwise a $25 fee will be assessed. As plants are perishable, we take care to deliver them by hand using our own vehicles.
  • Delivery zone includes the North Shore Suburbs North up to Winthrop Harbor and Wauconda; North Side of Chicago to downtown and Southwest to Oak Park. See here for a list of zip codes.
  • For plant material not planted by Chalet, there is a 1-year, 50% merchandise credit guarantee.

Planting

  • To add Chalet's Planting Service, standard pricing is 50% of the plants' retail price. 
  • Right now, our normal delivery fee of $25 is waived for orders over $250. 
  • Fees do not include tree or stump removal.
  • Larger orders may require separate labor quote. Plantings carry a 1-year full guarantee. However, there is no guarantee for container or planter plantings as they are difficult to overwinter. 

  
No-contact Curbside Pickup 

We offer free in-store pickup at our retail store at 3132 Lake Avenue in Wilmette, IL. Orders usually take about 4 hours to prepare. You will receive an email when your order is ready for pickup. Once you receive this email please pick up the items within 72 hours.

  
Returns 
Returns accepted within 14 days by replying directly to our order confirmation email. Refunds issued only in original form of payment.