Sycamore Maple

Basisdaten

sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) leaf
sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) leaf
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  • sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus)flower
  • sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) flower close up
  • sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) fruit
  • sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) single fruit
  • sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) terminal bud
  • sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) axial buds
  • sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) trunk and bark
  • sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) small tree
description: 

The Sycamore maple is native to Central and Eastern Europe as well as in southern Asia. The maple is a large tree with a stately crown.

Tree profile

name botanical: 
Acer pseudoplatanus
family: 
Soapberry family (Sapindaceae)
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
20 - 30 m (66 - 99 ft)
leaf: 

The leaves of Sycamore maple are lobed with 5 lobes. The leaves are up to 25 cm (9.8 in) long. The underside of the leaf is gray-green. The petiole is long. The leaf margin is serrated.

leaf shape: 
lobed
leaf margin: 
serrated
fall foliage: 
yellow - orange
flowering: 
May - June
blossom color: 
green
blossom description: 

The flowers hang in yellowish green grapes. Many flowers, but because of the color rather unremarkable.

gender distribution: 
monoecious / hermaphrodite
fruit: 

The fruit is a samara with two winged nutlets. The wings are arranged at an acute angle.

branches: 

The bark of the branches is gray and smooth. The buds are big and green.

bark: 
The bark is scaly and peel off.
root: 
Deep-rooting plant
location: 
Sun to half-shade
soil: 
sandy to loamy
ph value: 
slightly acidic to alkaline
usage: 

parks, places, roadside green, single tree

Typical fungi for Sycamore Maple