Zones: 4 to 9
Mature Height: 100 feet
Mature Spread: 90 feet
The American Sycamore is a fast growing massive shade tree with ornamental exfoliating bark. Broad and rounded when mature. Provides dense shade. Medium green leaf colour that turns yellow-brown in the fall. A good lawn, urban or shade tree.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the American Sycamore has a fast growth rate. It grows up to 100 feet in height and 90 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 4 to 9. Prefers full sun and moist, deep, rich soil. Will tolerate wet and compacted soil.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 60 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.