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Platanus mexicana

Classification

Order: Hamamelidales
   Family: Platanaceae
            Genus: Platanus
                        Specie: Platanus mexicana

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Maple-like leaves, downy beneath; round seed balls

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Parks Woodland gardens Shade tree Street tree

Zones: 9-11

Description: A native of northeastern Mexico, this is a deciduous tree to 60 ft (18 m) in height with large, 5-lobed, maple-like leaves around 8 in (20 cm) in width that have a downy whitish underside. The rough seed balls are about 11?2 in (35 mm) in diameter. ZONES

Growth Habit: Large, rounded, pyramidal habit

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