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Sycamore* (Platanus occidentalis)
Tree size: L
Mature height: 75-100 ft
Mature spread: 75-100 ft
Estimated height range at delivery: 4-5 ft
Bloom time: April
Sun: Full sun
Soil moisture: Medium-Wet
Notes: *Recommended by Purdue University Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment as a good species to plant in the face of climate change. Beautiful flowering ornamental tree. Largest diameter deciduous tree in NA. Prefers rich organic soils, tolerant of urban pollution. Avoid near drainage pipes.
Remember to consider above and below ground utilities and mature growth size when choosing trees for your property. Need more info on trees, pests, & growing characteristics? Visit www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder.
We guarantee a healthy specimen will be supplied at pick up. Due to variations in planting, site conditions and care, no guarantee or refunds will be given after tree pick up. For three-gallon specimens, you are investing in quality root stock vs vigorous above ground leafing or height. From strong roots grow strong trees! The provided estimated heights at delivery are not guaranteed.
* Trees with an asterisk are noted in the Purdue Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment as good choices for urban areas in relation to climate change and foreseen shifting vegetation habitats. More info/links are on the tree sale webpage.
Photos: Arbor Day Foundation and/or Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder