This selected form of Platanus orientalis grows rapidly to form a more upright form. Bark peels off in large flakes to give a dappled appearance. Large leaves are deeply divided. Golden autumn leaves. Forms a handsome shade tree, perfect for large lawns, parks, avenues, and streets. Can be pruned heavily. Tolerant of pollution. Deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 9m (H) x 6m (W) in 10 years.