Platanus x acerifolia – London Plane

It is believed that the London Plane tree has resulted from a cross between the Oriental plane tree (P. orientalis) and the American sycamore (P. occidentalis). The exact details of the tree’s origin have been lost over time, however, it was discovered that this hybrid could tolerate the smoke of London. As a result, it [...]

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Platanus acerfolia

The London plane is a much loved exotic tree that provides beauty on our streets and in our parks.  It is especially effective in a large garden setting where its presence and majesty can be appreciated.  Growing up to 15m with a crown spread of up to 10m, the tree has a pyramidal shape and [...]

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Platanus acerifolia – London Plane

The London Plane is a much loved exotic tree that provides beauty on our streets and in our parks.  This large deciduous tree generally grows to a height of 15 m with a crown spread of up to 10 m.  However, specimens have been measured at 40 m in height with a trunk circumference of [...]

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