About European Horse-Chestnut
European Horse-Chestnut is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
European Horse-Chestnut likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
European Horse-Chestnut belongs to the Aesculus genus, and is native to Europe.
⚠️ European Horse-Chestnut is extremely dangerous if consumed. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian immediately. These plants are not recommended for homes with children, cats, or dogs.
Also known as
Horse-chesnut, Horse-chestnut, Conker tree and horse chestnut
How to care for European Horse-Chestnut
European Horse-Chestnut needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
European Horse-Chestnut love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
European Horse-Chestnut does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of European Horse-Chestnut in your home 🏡.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your European Horse-Chestnut after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.