Platanus occidentalis

American Sycamore

Open for in-person shopping and curbside pickup on 4/15. Online orders can be placed in April. We do not ship. Local delivery available once open, see rates for details. Some sizes of this product may not be available until later in the season.

An impressive tree, naturally found near streambanks. Grows rapidly to 75-100' tall and can easily survive for multiple centuries. Striking white and gray mottled bark is highly aesthetic in all seasons. An excellent specimen is growing in Shelburne on Falls Road. Ours are grown from seed sourced in the New Haven River watershed. Adaptable species with preference for moist soils and full sun. 

Secondary Name:
American Sycamore
Plant Type:
Deciduous Trees
Hardiness Zone:
Sun Exposure:
Ultimate Plant Height:
HT 75-100'
Ultimate Spread:
SP 75-100'
Questions about our plant sizes and vocabulary? Learn more here.

At Horsford's we strive to grow the highest quality plant material and are happy to provide specific guarantees on plants purchased from our Garden Center. See our Plant Guarantee for complete details.