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Platanus x acerifolia
London Planetree

While the bark of London Planetree is its noted feature, this shade tree is produced in nurseries in preference to the native American Sycamore because it is more resistant to anthracnose, a fungal disease that attacks the new stem and leaf growth in spring.


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