Grows rapidly to form a large, round-headed tree. Bark peels off in large flakes to give a dappled appearance. Where space permits, forms a shade tree. Perfect for large lawns, parks, avenues, and streets. Can be pruned heavily. Tolerant of pollution. Selected forms of the Oriental Plane that we stock are Platanus orientalis ‘Ace of Clubs’, Platanus orientalis ‘Alford Flame’, Platanus orientalis ‘Autumn Glory’, and Platanus orientalis ‘Fitzherbert’. Deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 9m (H) x 6m (W) in 10 years.