Fast Growing Shade Tree with Ornamental Bark
The London Sycamore, also known as the London Plane Tree, is a fast growing shade tree with ornamental features. One would look great in your yard where there’s significant space for it to branch out.
Quite possibly the best ornamental feature of your London Sycamore is the ornamental bark. White to green patches appears on the trunk, resembling a “camouflage” pattern. Large patches of bark may peel off at various times as well, contributing to the unique affect.
Your London Sycamore will grow 85-100 feet in a fraction of the time it takes other trees, and its rounded crown can spread to 80 feet.
The vibrant green, star-shaped leaves contribute to its ability to provide excellent shade, and their autumn yellow color does its part to dress up your yard for fall.
London Sycamores are hardy, so you can be pretty confident that planting one in your yard won’t require a lot of time or effort from you. They tolerate many conditions and even transplant well.
For a Fast growing shade tree that requires little or no care, but provides some lovely ornamental features, try a London Sycamore.
* Ornamental bark
* Fall color
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Platanus x acerifolia 'Bloodgood'|
|Mature Height||70 - 100 feet|
|Mature Spread||65 - 80 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Red, Yellow|