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pseudoplatanus

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: 5-lobed mid-green leaves turn burnt yellow in autumn; flowers hang on long trusses

Uses: Street tree Shade tree Sheltered seaside gardens

Zones: 4-8

Description: With a superficial resemblance to the plane tree (Platanus), this large-domed tree grows to 100 ft (30 m). Native to central and southern Europe, the sycamore maple is valued for shade, tolerance of city air pollution and exposure to salt-laden win

Growth Habit: Multi-branched large domed habit

Comments: Pollution tolerant; many cultivars

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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