- Height At Maturity Over 20 Feet
- Zone 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
- Ships November Through April
- Exposure Sun & Shade,Full Sun
- Usage Fastest Growing Trees,Shade
- Categories Trees
$19.99 - $999.99
Sycamore Tree is a Long Living, Rapid Grower
Sycamore Trees are along creeks. Their unique, varied bark patterns are unmistakable and intriguing.; Sycamore trees have long lives and can reproduce in ideal soil conditions; Their broad triangular type green leaves have numerous short hairs on the stems and veins. The leaves turn yellow in the fall. The fruit of the sycamore tree is a fuzzy brown ball that lingers on the tree through the winter. When it drops to the ground, downy tiny brown seeds scatter in the wind. Sycamore trees thrive in full sunlight and offer shade. Sycamore tree branches grow in twisted and unpredictable shapes, giving them a whimsical appearance. The large branches also provide wildlife homes.
Sycamore Tree is Well Known for its Twisted and Unpredictable Shaped Branches
The sycamore tree was chosen for its rapid growth and large size. The tree is long-lived and produces decorative seed pods annually that fall from the tree in the spring. These seedpods that are 3-6 inches in size are used in crafting since they are round burred balls; Though they lose their outside burs resulting in a smooth seed-filled ball. But if left on the ground, these tightly packed seed balls can result in propagating saplings. The tree has a thick canopy of large leaves of deep green that are wide and broad, with pointed stepped tips. Sycamore trees can provide shade and fall from the tree in late fall. The bark on the tree is different brown with a mottled creamy white, and the tree can divide into several large trunks rather than one. The older the tree, the darker the bark will be but will peel away to a lighter colored newer growing bark underneath.
It is a drought-tolerant tree that grows well in warm temperatures down to -20F. Sycamores are trees that take little maintenance, making them easy to grow without special care and grow in most soil types. They require little pruning since they drop their dead branches. The one recommendation for planting a Sycamore is to ensure there is enough growing room because it is fast-growing and, when maturely, is extremely large.