Platanus x acerifolia 'Ovation™' (Morton Euclid)
Also called American Planetree
More About Platanus x acerifolia Ovation™ ('Morton Euclid')
- Strong, central leader
- Uniform, broad, pyramidal habit
- Coarse, green, deeply lobed leaves
- Yellow fall colour
- Mottled brown, green and tan coloured bark peels to reveal an interior colour of cream to white
- Bloom Time: Spring
European settlers reportedly gave this tree the common name of sycamore, because the foliage resembled the sycamore of the British Isles (Acer pseudoplatanus), which is actually a maple.
Ovation™ Planetree Growing and Maintenance Tips
Tolerant of urban environments and a variety of soil conditions, including high pH, this tree is a suitable specimen for a larger landscape, park or street tree. Its most notable attribute is its exfoliating bark, giving the tree a mottled look.
Platanus x acerifolia Ovation™ ('Morton Euclid') Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average