Habitat & Distribution of:
Acer pseudoplatanus
Sycamore Tree

Author

Thunb.

Synonyms:

Origin and Habitat

Species Type:

Tree

Origins & Spread:

Central Europe, Europe, Mediterranean, West Asia

Maximum Height:

Large - 50 to 65 feet

Species Growth Rate:

Longevity :

Moderately Long - 100 to 175 years

Plant Shape:

Rounded;Umbrella;Vase


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Foliage Identification of:
Acer pseudoplatanus
Sycamore Tree

Foliage Duration:

Deciduous

Foliage Period:

March, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Foliage Type:

Simple

Foliage Size:

7cm long

Foliage Shape:

having lobes radiating from one point.

Foliage Arrangement:

Alternate Positioned singly at different heights on the stem; one leaf occurring at each node.

Foliage Color:

Medium Green

Fall Colour:

Medium Green

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Flower identification details


Flower Color:

Green;Yellow

Flower Shape:

Panicle;5-20 cm long

Flower Showiness:

Showy

Flowering Period:

Spring

Flower notes:

Flowers yellowish in a hanging panicle, the female ones becoming the well-known winged fruits which flutter through the air when they fall.


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Fruit Identification Information

Fruiting Period:

Summer

Fruit Size:

Medium - 1.50 to 4cm

Fruiting Habit:

Prolific

Fruit Type:

Winged seed/Samara

Fruit Color:

Red Brown

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Stem Identification Information:


Bark Colour:

Dark Brown;Dark Grey

Bark Texture:

Scaly/Flaky/Platy

Bark notes:


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