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Mexican Sycamore – Platanus mexicana

Mexican Sycamore, Platanus mexicana. Mexican sycamore (Platanus mexicana) is a fast growing, drought tolerant tree boasting smooth white-and-tan bark and large maple-like leaves with velvety, silver undersides. Native to northeastern and central Mexico, this tree’s cold hardiness is not well defined. However, Mexican sycamore grows well as far north as USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 8b …

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Mexican Sycamore – Platanus mexicana

Mexican Sycamore, Platanus mexicana. Mexican sycamore (Platanus mexicana) is a fast growing, drought tolerant tree boasting smooth white-and-tan bark and large maple-like leaves with velvety, silver undersides. Native to northeastern and central Mexico, this tree’s cold hardiness is not well defined. However, Mexican sycamore grows well as far north as USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 8b …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/19/mexican-sycamore-platanus-mexicana/