American Sycamore


Scientific Name: Platanus occidentalis

Size at Pick-up: 5-7 feet tall in a 5 gallon container


  • Striking white, peeling bark and strong branch structure
  • Excellent disease and pest resistance
  • Rapid growth

7 in stock


Zone: 5-9
Mature Form: Upright, rounded
Size: 75 foot to 100 foot tall by 80 foot to 100 foot in diameter

This is an overstory tree – DO NOT plant under a power line

Best Light: Full sun
Growth Rate: Rapid
Best Soil: Adaptable
Color Change: Green to yellow-gold
Landscape Uses: Specimen, large shade tree
Companion Plants: Beech, Corkscrew Willow, ferns