Platanus occidentalis--Sycamore, American Plane Tree

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Platanus occidentalis--Sycamore, American Plane Tree

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Sycamore is 75 feet or more tall, has a rapid growth rate and tolerates wet soil. Dense shade may interfere with the growth of lawn grasses. The multi-colored bark peels off in patches and is the most ornamental trait. Sycamore is subject to attacks of anthracnose in wet, cool springs. The disease causes moderate to severe leaf drop.

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