Platanus racemosa

Western Sycamore

Plant family: Platanaceae - Sycamore


Plant type: N/A

Plant origin: N/A, California

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One Gallon 100   12.99
Five gallon - Natural 0   29.99
Fifteen Gallon 6   99.99
One Gallon Multi 0   N/A
24 inch box standard 0   259.99

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Flower Color Insignificant
Blooming Season Spring, Winter
Height Over 40 feet
Spread 35-40 feet, 15-30 feet
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Clay, Sand

Special Characteristic

Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

This sycamore takes wind and heat but isn't drought tolerant until it is established. The chips of bark from the trunk and roots can be boiled for coffee. Both hummingbirds and butterflies use this plant extensively. There is some fall color and the wood chips make a great mulch.

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