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Zones: 5 to 9
Mature Height: 90 feet
Mature Spread: 60 feet
The Oriental Planetree is a large, rounded and handsome shade tree. The cream coloured bark is quite attractive and is exfoliating. Its ornamental bark makes it an interesting specimen in a winter garden. A popular street tree.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Oriental Planetree has a moderate to fast growth rate. It grows up to 90 feet in height and 60 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5 to 9. Prefers full sun or light shade and rich, moist, well-drained soil although is tolerant of less than ideal conditions.
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 1/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Fall sow for spring germination
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 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.