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Platanus occidentalis

Common Name(s):
Sycamore
Cultivar(s):
Howard
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Leaves have a tendency to drop all summer; white mottled bark; subject to anthracnose and lace bugs

Height:
70-100 ft.
Flower:
1.5 in. globose fruit on 3 to 6 in. peduncle
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well drained soil
Texture:
Coarse
Form:
Large massive trunk; wide spreading open crown; crooked branches
Width:
60-80 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
4 to 9 in. alternate, simple leaf; 3 to 5 lobes; tan to brown fall color

NCCES plant id: 2120

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