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Platanus occidentalis

Commonly known as the American sycamore, is a distinctive deciduous tree native to North America. Known for its mottled bark that peels away in puzzle-like patches and large, lobed leaves, this tree stands out in the landscape. With a broad, spreading canopy, it provides ample shade and a picturesque presence. Thriving in a variety of soils and climates, the American sycamore is a resilient and adaptable choice for parks, urban areas, and riverbanks. Its unique appearance and tolerance make it a valued ornamental tree with both aesthetic and ecological significance.

Origin: Native

Current Sale Size: 12 - 18", bare root seedling

Growth Rate: Medium to Fast (13" - 24" to 25" or more / yr)

Soils: Medium to wet, well-drained soils

Moisture: Dry to Mesic

Shade Tolerance: Sun

Mature Height: 75 - 90 ft.

Mature Spread: 75 - 90 ft.

Deer Damage Potential: Low

Uses: Shade tree, rain garden

Special Notes: Good for air pollution

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Missouri Botanical Gardens

USDA Plants Database

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