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Platanus orientalis – Oriental Plane

Vigorous, deciduous, spreading tree with ornamental flaking bark. Leaves are glossy pale green. Featuring round fruit hanging from slender stems turning brown in autumn.Can be used under powerlines. Not suitable for use in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: deciduous
Maintenance: moderate
Pest and disease: generally trouble free
Height: 15-25m x 15-20m
Growth rate: medium
Canopy density: high
Origin: South East Europe, Asia Minor
Drought tolerance: high
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high