Member of the ‘horse chestnut? family but much more dwarf in habit as a deciduous shrub/ small tree, but does need space. Hardy, deciduous with palmate bronze leaves turning green and finally to yellow in autumn. Upright, white flowers with prominent stamens up to 30cm (12??) tall during the summer, followed by smooth skinned fruits. Plant either in full sun or part shade. Grows in all well- drained soils. Height: 3m (9?). Spread: 5m ( 15?).