Category: Tree - Deciduous
Zones: 4 to 8
Size: To 75' tall and 50' wide
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Rounded to oblong crown. Palmate compound leaves with 5 leaflets to 7" long. Mature leaves are dark green with yellow-orange autumn color. Taproot therefore not easy to transplant. Likes rich soil, moist. Yellow flowers in panicles to 6" long followed by fruit which is a rounded capsule with 1 or 2 buckeyes.
Published in Cat. Arbor. Frutic. Horto Edin. (J.Hope) 3 in 1778.
Native to the eastern and north-central US.
'Flava' (Latin) = yellow.