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California Sycamore - Platanus Racemosa



  • Details

    Locations of High Desert California Sycamores: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1fD4YGkQLsS6uultz3IHUHd8hDR5z2oHD&usp=sharing

    Sunset Zones:  4-24

    USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-10

    Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

    Soil: Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline

    Drought Tolerance: Moderate once well established, but low when young

    Growth Rate:  36” per year

    Growth Habit: Rounded, Upright Columnar

    Height:  30-100ft.

    Width: 20-50ft.

    Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous

    Longevity: Greater than 150 years

    Litter Issue: Spiky Dry Seeds

    Pests and Diseases: Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer, Leaf Miner, Scales and Spider Mites, Anthracnose, Armillaria, Phytophthora, Mistletoe, Apignomonia venata and Root Rot.

    Branch Strength: Medium

    Root Damage Potential: Moderate

    Suckering Potential: Moderate

    Salt Tolerance: Good

    Special Care:  

    Pruning Advice:

    Watering Advice: Be prepared to water weekly. This forces roots downward instead of outward. They grow quickly when given sufficient water. Water requirement is moderate to high. This can be a moderately drought tolerant tree once well established.