EXCLAMATION! London Planetree is a large deciduous tree with peeling bark and lobed medium green leaves that turn yellow and brown in fall. Flowers a non-showy and followed by fuzzy long-stalked seedheads. Grows best infull sun and rich, moist well-drained soils. EXCLAMATION! drops fewer seedheads and is resistant to frost cracking, powdery mildew, and anthracnose.
55' - 65'
20- ' 40'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
4 - 8
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS:High Maintenance. Water regularly. A messy tree with leaf, bark and fruit litter. Cankerstain is a concern that can be fatal. Anthracnose, leaf spot, canker, and powdery mildew may occur. Pests include Japanese beetles, borers, scale, and mites.
LANDSCAPE USES: Specimen or mass plantings,Naturalized Areas, Shade Tree, and Screening.
COMPANION PLANTS: Hosta, Coral Bells, Hydrangea
IMAGES: (Leaves) Ladislav Luppa, Platanus acerifolia - City Park in Lučenec (3), CC BY-SA 3.0, (Autumn Leaves) Warburg, Platanus leaves, CC BY-SA 3.0, (Young Tree) LBM1948, Sierra de la Demanda 02, CC BY-SA 4.0, (Mature Tee) Taken by Fanghong, PlatanusAcerifoliaTrunk, CC BY-SA 3.0, (Bark) Synezis, Platanus × acerifolia - Platan kora (7), CC BY-SA 4.0
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown