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A picture of a Platanus occidentalis

Platanus occidentalis

Platanus occidentalis

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25m

Max

21m

15m

Min

15m

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A photo of Platanus occidentalis
A photo of Platanus occidentalis
A photo of Platanus occidentalis
A photo of Platanus occidentalis

Platanus occidentalis Overview

This is a large tree with a broad open habit. The bark is creamy-white, the leaves have 5-7 lobes and are deeply cut about 4-8 inches wide, bright green and toothed. The fruits are ball-shaped and borne 3 to a cluster. They will tolerate most soils.

How to propagate Platanus occidentalis

Cuttings

You can propagate from seed or cuttings.

Seed

Layering

Layering.

Other uses of Platanus occidentalis

Specimen, bark and interesting leaves