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platanoides

Classification

Order: Sapindales
   Family: Aceraceae
            Genus: Acer
                        Specie: platanoides

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil; can tolerate less fertile soil

Features: 5-lobed green leaves turn butter yellow in autumn; conspicuous flowers

Uses: Street tree Shade tree Tree for large landscapes

Zones: 4-8

Description: With elegant foliage resembling that of the plane tree (Platanus), this fast-growing, broadly columnar tree reaches 80 ft (24 m). Several cultivars are of lesser stature. The 5-lobed, bright green leaves on long slender stalks (which exude milky sa

Growth Habit: Broad columnar habit

Comments: Very hardy tree

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial





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