Also known as Platanus x hispanica. Grows rapidly to form a large, round-headed tree. Smooth, mottled bark peels off in large flakes. Large, palmate leaves. Perfect for large lawns, parks, avenues, and streets. Can be pruned heavily. Able to survive extreme conditions of poor soil, limited moisture, and pollution. Platanus acerifolia ‘Pyramidalis’ is an upright growing form of the London Plane. Deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 15m (H) x 10m (W) in 10 years.