Platanus acerifolia - London Plane Tree

The London Plane or Platanus acerifolia is a  stately tree commonly planted in parklands, open spaces and in streets of the leafy green inner suburbds.   It is also an effective tree to line a driveway.  London Plane has a striking bark and large leaves and makes a bold statement in the landscape. 

Height: 8-12 metres. (Tends not to reach its maximum height in an urban environment.)

Width: up to 10 metres.

Growth rate: Moderate to fast.

Form: Rounded.  

Foliage: Platanus acerifolia - London Plane Tree has large, mid-green leaves with three to five coarsely serrated lobes. Looks similar to a large maple leaf.

Autumn colour: Golden-yellow to golden-bronze in autumn. 

Bark:  London Plane has olive-brown bark, irregularly flaking off in plates to reveal younger beige to grey bark which creates an attractive mottled appearance. Ornamental, and a stunning feature of this tree. 

Tolerances: Wide range including urban conditions, differing soils and heavy atmospheric pollution.  London Plane or Platanus acerifolia responds particularly well to pruning. 

Landscape use:  Platanus acerifolia - London Plane Tree is a  great tree for large spaces. It also creates a majestic driveway tree on large country properties.


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Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

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