Platanus occidentalis

American Sycamore

This fast growing tree has leaves that look like maples, but this tree has seeds that hang in small balls on long stalks. It has interesting brown flaky bark that reveals a smooth creamy under-bark. This tree needs moist soil and a location protected from winter winds.

Height x Width (feet): 66 x 66

Sun Requirements: Full sun to partial shade

Water Requirements: Requires moist soils

Urban Friendliness: Low to Medium