London Plane (Platinus x hybrida)

Common Names

  • The London Plane is a hybrid between Platanus occidentalis (American Sycamore) and Platanus orientalis.

Characteristics (Dimensions are "average" for a mature tree)

  • Deciduous
  • Height: 22m (72ft).
  • Width: approximately same as height.
  • Diameter: 75cm (2.5ft).
  • Leaf: broad -- width 17cm (6.7in), resembles maple leaf.

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  1. The Horticulture Database at Michigan State University Extension