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Platanus wrightii (Arizona Sycamore)

Platanus wrightii
Arizona Sycamore, Alamo

Large and spreading with a broad crown, this tree occurrs along streams and waterways in Arizona and New Mexico. It has attractive peeling bark, large green lobed leaves, and insignificant flowers followed by dry, round seed heads. This tree handles full sun, alkaline soils, and intense heat, as long as moderate irrigation is provided. This tree wil perform best at middle to higher elevations.

Plant Type Native, Tree
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Green
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 60 (ft)
Spread 60 (ft)
Spacing 40' (ft)
Characteristics Great Foliage, Showy
Attracts Birds, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Specimen
Tolerance Heat
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Alkaline
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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