American Sycamore, American Plane Platanus occidentalis

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Botanical Name:

Platanus occidentalis broken heads

Family:

Platanaceae

Genus:

Platanus

Species:

occidentalis

Common Name:

American Sycamore, American Plane

Seeds Per Pound:
70,387
Quantity:
6 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
55
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
80%
Height:
160 feet
Collection Locale:
Tennessee
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 6 lb
Prices
  • Platanus occidentalis broken heads

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$2.95
10 gram
$7.50
1 oz
$10.95
1 lb
$34.50
1 kg
$68.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Break up the balls before treatment.
In a Nutshell:
* An American sycamore tree is easily recognized by its mottled exfoliating bark.
* A huge tree when mature--early explorers in central New York noted one with a diameter of 12', open habit, attractive exfoliating bark, sometimes nearly all white and beautiful in winter. more...
* Investigations have been made into its use as a biomass crop.
* Its wood has been used extensively for butcher's blocks.
* A very popular tree for residential landscaping because of its fast growth and thick canopy.
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov