Sycamore Tree -
The Advantages of Planting Sycamore Trees
Sycamore Tree- Platanus occidentalis
The Sycamore tree is a beautiful tree that sheds annually and is part of the plane-tree family. The tree is generally from Europe but is currently planted around the world, today. The common types of sycamore are the British sycamore, the North American and the Middle Eastern sycamore. Sycamores can grow 98 to 130 feet in height and 4.9-6.6 feet in diameter. They require fertile, moist and well-drained stable and lots of suns to develop appropriately. Sycamore trees are magnificent trees to plant because of their beauty and utility. For one, they become very fast, which makes it a perfect choice if you want to plant a shade tree on your chosen landscape. Because of their height and width, they provide a very wide canopy that can cover a lot of area. Additionally, the sycamore tree is very beautiful. They have a gorgeous color pattern on the trunk which comes in a mixture of different colors such olive, beige and cream. Their leaves are beautiful and vaguely resemble maple tree leaves. The leaves are bright green in the summer and turn golden in the fall. They are very aesthetically pleasing. Some additional advantages of the sycamore tree is that the wood of sycamore can be used in making furniture, musical instruments, kitchenware and butcher's blocks. They are also high to grow in urban areas because of their ability to tolerate air pollution and again, provide excellent shade. Even despite their overwhelming height, you shouldn't be scared of a tree quickly falling during storms and high winds; the sycamore tree has a powerful root system and holds the tree firmly to the ground to protect it in such situations. If the sycamore tree you planted is able to obtain the proper care and resources, it is a beautiful and sturdy tree that can survive from 150 years, up to 600 years.
The Sycamore tree is a beautiful part of the landscape in California. As a native of the region, the characteristics which it offers are a great option for anyone that is looking for a hardy tree. Here are the details of the information needed for anyone considering this tree for landscaping or decoration.
When it comes to landscaping, the branches and foliage make for an excellent way to shade a yard. It is very hearty and fairly easy to maintain over the years. The soil maintenance is the main thing to consider for the Sycamore tree.