This selected form of Platanus orientalis was developed for the Manawatu, and is the feature tree in Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North. Withstands exposed, windy conditions and heavy clay soils. A compact, upright grower with deeply-cut green leaves. Disease-resistant. Deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 7m (H) x 6m (W) in 10 years.