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Liberty London Plane Tree

Platanus x acerifolia 'Liberty'

Characteristics:
A durable and adaptable shade tree known for the showy puzzle piece like olive-cream bark this tree has year round interest. Dark green maple like leaves that fade to yellow in the fall. Very anthracnose resistant.

Growing Conditions:
Will grow well in most soils but prefers deep, rich, and moist but well-draining conditions. Adaptable and tolerant of urban environments.

Uses:
Very tolerant of pollution and urban environments.

Height:
50' at maturity

Width:
40' at maturity

Shape:
Pyramidal in youth developing a spreading canopy as a mature tree

Flowers:
not showy

Leaves:
medium to dark green

Bark:
Olive-green to creamy, exfoliating.

Cultivar released by the U.S. National Arboretum in 1984.