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Platanus x acerifolia 'Grejtn'

ROCKFORD ROAD™ PLANETREE

Breeder
Buy Rockford Road™ Planetree online. Rockford Road™ Planetree is a new introduction from Greenleaf Nursery in their Garden DebutĀ® Collection. It features beautiful white bark and excellent branching. The thick, stiff leaves are bright green in summer and turn a bright golden-yellow in Autumn.

Height:

75-100 Feet

Spread:

80-100 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
  • Brown
  • White
Bark Type*
  • Rough
  • Exfoliating
Brand*
  • Garden Debut
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Accent Plant
  • Provides Shade
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Platanus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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