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  Mexican Sycamore  
Common Name: Mexican Sycamore
Latin Name: Platanus mexicana
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: attractive seeds or fruit
Features: Upright form; peeling park; round seed balls; and large leaves with silvery undersides.
Comments: Resistant to bacterial leaf scorch and drought conditions.
Problems: Fruit and leaf drop. May not be cold tolerant.
Firewise: Yes
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