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occidentalis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 150 ft (45 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Flaking bark; bright green leaves with 3 to 5 shallow lobes; hanging fruit

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

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to USA and Canada, this is a very large deciduous tree to about 150 ft (45 m) tall, with a broad open crown and spreading branches. It has attractive flaking bark and 3 to 5 bright green shallow-lobed leaves similar to Platanus 3 h

Growth Habit: Broad open crown with spreading branches

Comments:

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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