Areas of origin: Europe and Asia.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 30m (98.4'), width up to 20m (65.6').
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -24°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
This lovely tree is particularly resistant to pollution in towns and is therefore used widely for planting in urban areas. It is also very popular in parks and gardens. The foliage turns a beautiful yellow in autumn. The quality of the wood is appreciated in carpentry and cabinet making.
Seeds of sycamore consumed in large numbers may be the cause of atypical myopathy in horses, a dazzling and deadly disease.
• See the Maples catalogue