sycamore

Botanical Name Platanus occidentalis
Common Name Sycamore
Plant Type Tree (native)
Hardiness Zone 4-9
Height 75-100 ft.
Spread 75-100 ft.
Habit decurrent canopy
Exposure full sun
Bloom Type April
Bloom Color yellow (male)/red (female)
Flower non-blooming
Autumn/Winter Intrest beautiful white bark
Suggested Use shade tree, naturalized areas
Locations Mile High Falls Midway
Notes An American sycamore tree can often be easily distinguished from other trees by its mottled exfoliating bark which flakes off in great irregular masses, leaving the surface mottled, and greenish-white, gray and brown.
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