Go Back Sycamore (London planetree) Exclamation!

Platanus acerifolia 'Morton Circle'
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Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

EXCLAMATION!™ London Planetrees are referred to as one of the most popular urban trees because they are highly tolerant of smog and pollution. They help purify the air by filtering out smoke, toxins, and pollutants, providing you with fresh clean air.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Ideal for residential and parks, City parkway, medians, and restricted sites.

Flower Color

na

Foliage Color

green

Plant Spread

40-50'

Good Companions

Plant Height

55-65'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-8

Soil Moisture

Moist, well drained


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Tolerates dry sites, west sites, alkaline soil, clay soil, and road salt. Has showy bark, and attractive fruit. Does not tolerate shady locations. Can be a messy tree since it drops a lot of leaves, twigs, and fruit. Has very showy peeling bark, revealing a mottled pattern of green, tan, and brown bark.

Bloom Time

spring

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun.

Growth Rate

average

Seasonal Interests

all summer.