Platanus Acerifolia London Planetree – Sycamore
Height: 55′ – 60′
Width: 40′ – 45′
Exposure: Full sun.
Fruit / Flower: A few achene. Insignificant.
Fall Color: Yellow.
Water: Keep moist to establish (2 years). Once established, these trees don’t need extra watering as they are fairly drought tolerant. They will tolerate clay soil, dry sites and road salt.
Fertilizer: Not a heavy feeder. Use a general fertilizer once a year to establish if desired.
Pruning: Little pruning is required other than corrective pruning to remove the odd dead, damaged or crossing branch. Let the leader establish and grow – never top it off!