Sycamore Maple Acer pseudoplatanus - Acer atropurpureum , Acer erythrocarpum , Acer euchlorum , Acer melliodorum , Acer montanum , Acer procerum , Acer purpureum , Acer rafinesquianum , Acer villosum , Acer worleei

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Botanical Name:

Acer pseudoplatanus







Common Name:

Sycamore Maple

60-110 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:

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  • Acer pseudoplatanus

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* The trees are fast-growing and make a good windbreak for exposed and maritime areas. more...
* They are often used in shelterbelt plantings. more...
* Cark green in colour, some cultivars have purple-tinged or yellowish leaves. more...
* Very common in Europe, a widely used street tree with handsome dark green leaves. more...
* Native from NW to Central Europe, Italy, Western Asia. more...
Bonsai Comments:

Most bonsai specimens thrive in bright lighting conditions. If you want to encourage smaller leaf size, then it is critical that your bonsai be exposed to lots of natural sunlight.

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Bonsai Comments:

Moist bonsai speciments thrive in bright light. If you want to encourage smaller leaf size, it is critical that your bonxai be exposed to lots of natural sunlight.