Sycamore Tree Comes 1-3 Feet In Height When Shipped
The distinctive sycamore tree is often seen along creeks. Their unique varied bark patterns are unmistakable and intriguing. Sycamore trees have long lives and can grow quickly 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 which lingers on the tree through the winter. When it drops to the ground, fuzzy 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 it a whimsical appearance. The large branches also offer wildlife homes.
The Sycamore tree is used in landscaping since it can grow as much as 6 feet in one year making it one of the faster-growing trees. It is a drought tolerant tree that grows well in hearty temperatures down to -20F. Sycamores are trees that take little maintenance making them easy to grow without special care and grow in most types of soil. They require little pruning since they basically 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 mature is extremely large.