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Yellow Buckeye

Size: The tree grows taller than other Buckeye species and can reach up to 110 feet. The tree can grow up to 3 feet in diameter.

Location: The Yellow Buckeye grows in the Ohio valley and in the central Appalachian Mountains.

Fun Facts: The yellow is the best type of buckeye tree to be able to adapt to urban and suburban settings due to its ability to utilize thin deep roots.

Leaf Characteristics: The leaves are commonly known for having the pattern of 5. Each leaf itself is an ovular shape with many veins leading to a central stem.

Bark: The bark is a lighter gray color and can become flaky parts or stay smooth as one whole section.

Flowers: The flowers have a yellow color, deriving from the name. The seed is also commonly known as the buckeye.