Plane Tree Listing
This list describes the Plane (Plantanus) trees that we generally grow in our bare root nursery. Due to vagaries of production and demand however not all of the trees listed here will be available every year.
For the current list of trees available for the coming winter please go to the 'Price List'. This is updated in March or April each year.
For more information about bareroot trees please see the 'About Bareroot Trees' page.
Please enquire if the tree you are looking for is not listed - we may be able to help.
Plantanus x acerifoliumUp to 25m.* Much loved stately and specimen, avenue, and shade tree. This hybrid tree has been much used for stately urban street planting for over two centuries not least because of its extraordinary tolerance of atmospheric pollutions.A big tree with big leaves and a big presence. The huge trunks and branches are mottled attractively with cream grey-blue and brown exfoliating bark. A deciduous tree but with fairly non descript Autumn colour. Has a majestic winter silhouette of many intertwining weeping twigs with dangling globular seed heads three to four to a string. Fast growing it needs space to develop to its full potential but responds vigorously to pruning and is often cut back in urban situations. It grows well in paved areas with minimal aeration but does prefer deep soils and can suffer from leaf burn in hot summers if the soil is not adequate. Loves clay soils.
Plantanus orientalisUp to 25m.* One of the parents of the London Plane hybrid and in some ways superior to it having better autumn colour, being more heat resistant and more tolerant of Plane Anthracnose. It also has slightly smaller and narrower deeply lobed leaves. Shares all of the other valuable growth habits and characteristic of the London Plane.
Platanus orientalis ‘Alford Blaze’Up to 15m.* A new grafted variety that provides long lasting fiery red autumn colour along with all the existing well loved features of a Plane tree.
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