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Platanus Acerifolia London Planetree – Sycamore

Platanus Acerifolia London Planetree - Sycamore
This Sycamore tree has an excellent upright pyramidal growing habit. It has a strong central leader and beautiful foliage. It is densely branched. A noted feature is its brown, tan, and green exfoliating bark. This planetree is well suited for urban conditions.

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!

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