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Platanus occidentalis

Common name(s): American Sycamore, Eastern Sycamore, Buttonwood, Buttonball

Plant type: deciduous large tree
Primary method of propagation: seed

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: late Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: stratification
Comment: Presowing fumigation of beds (Methyl Bromide). Use straw mulch for beds.