Platanus occidentalis

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American Sycamore

 
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Information by:         Photographer: Connon Nursery, JJ Neilso

 

Description

This plant is similar to the Platanus acerifolia, except that it ha sa longe period of dormany. Occasionally, it grows with multiple trunks.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

25-40'

 

Flower Color

n/a

 

Flower Season

n/a

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Ranch

 

Accenting Features

Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

n/a

 

Location Uses

Background, Lawn

 

Special Uses

Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Water Saving Tip:

Be sure to fix all leaks promptly no matter how small they may seem.