Platanus mexicana Sold Out For Spring 2021

Alamo Planetree

Long a favorite shade tree in Texas and points west, Mexican Sycamore is impressing here in Georgia. The bark is frequently chalk white in August and September. Of all the Platanus we grow, the late summer foliage of this variety is the cleanest, over 8 years of observation.

Category: Large shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 7 to 10
Foliage: Medium green with a silvery underside
Fall Color: Yellow to Orange
Flower: Inconspicuous
Fruit: Rounded, bristlyfruit on long stalks
Bark: Exfoliating white bark
Winter Interest: Smooth mottled white and tan bark lends winter interest
Texture: Course
Shape: Oval, Rounded or Umbrella Shape
Mature Size: 50' tall by 30' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Wet soil tolerant, heat/drought tolerant
Native Habitat: Mexico