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Sycamore Tree Care: How to Grow an American Sycamore Tree

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Last updated: Sep 24, 2021 • 3 min read

The American sycamore tree is a large shade tree in the Platanaceae family. Indigenous to the eastern half of North America, this fast-growing tree stands out for its plate-like, mottled bark and large leaves that turn from dark green in the summer to orangey-brown in the fall.