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Platanus orientalis

Chennar tree

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & December
  • Height10m to 30m
  • Spread5m to 18m
  • Growth HabitTall arching
  • Flower ColourYellow brown
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Platanus orientalis (Chennar tree). This is a large tree which grows about 30m tall with spreading branches. The bark is flaking and grey-greenish. The leaves are deeply incised and have 5 to 7 narrow pointed lobes.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Oriental plane, Plane tree

Origin

S.E. Europe

Interest and use

Bark and interesting leaves

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will need deep, rich, well-drained soil in a sunny site and can be transplanted.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed or cuttings or by layering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to the fungal disease plane anthracnose, except P.orientalis. Foliage prone to lacebugs.

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