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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

Interesting Notes:

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.

Zone:

4

Height:

20-25 m

Spread:

15-20 m

Colour:

Red
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen