The London Planetree received its name from extensive use in the city of London, where it was one of the few survivors of the coal-pollutted air. The London planetree is a very popular shade tree. It is a large tree reaching heights of 70 to 100 feet by 65 to 80 feet wide. The bark has an interesting cream to olive color that appears bright during the winter.
Soil Type: Tolerates a variety of soil conditions from wet, dry, to acid and alkaline.