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Aesculus indica
Scientific classification
Species:
A. indica
Binomial name
Aesculus indica
(Wall. ex Cambess.) Hook.
Synonyms[1]

Pavia indica Wall. ex Cambess.
Pavia indica Royle
Pawia indica Kuntze

Aesculus indica (or the Indian or Himalayan Horse Chestnut) is a tree. It grows to about 30 metres (98 ft) with a spread of about 12 metres (39 ft). It best grows in -15°C (5°F), USDA zones 7-9.[2] It is in flower from June to July. The seeds ripen in October. The flowers are hermaphroditic. There are many white blossoms during May and June. The plant is pollinated by bees. Its leaves are 10–20 cm long by 2–6 cm wide. The mature tree forms a round canopy.

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