Plane trees in London

These pages describe plane trees (Platanus), as grown in London.

Decorative tiling

Plane leaf decoration on a
subway wall near Hyde Park

Introduction; Botany; Usage; Cultivation; Identification

Distinct recognised plane tree forms found in London -

Other species, clones and names - including 'Cuneata', 'Mirkovec', 'Tremonia', P. racemosa, P. wrightii, P. kerrii

Variants and clones of plane tree that have not been identified with one of the names above.

Grotesque and unusual forms Some trees with unusually shaped trunks.

Photographs of timber, and of fossils .

References and external links

On the clones of plane tree previously named 'Palmata'.

Record of changes to this website.


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8-March-2020