Sycamore Maple ACER pseudoplatanus

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Botanical Name:

ACER pseudoplatanus

Family:

Aceraceae

Genus:

ACER

Species:

pseudoplatanus

Common Name:

Sycamore Maple

Height:
60-110 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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Growing Info:
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.