London Plane Tree

London Plane Tree

London Plane Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Platnus
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to light shade; wide range of soil types; air pollution tolerance
Texture:   Medium to coarse
Form:   Pyramidal when young; large, open habit with massive branches when mature
Height:   70 to 100'
Weight:   65 to 80'
Leaf:   6 to 7" alternate, simple, flat to dark green leaves; 3 to 5 lobes; yellow brown fall color
Flower/Fruit:   1" rounded fruit matures in late fall; 2 per stalk; persists into winter
Comments:    Creamy, olive, light brown exfoliating bark; seedling variability; easy to transplant; good street tree
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Columbia