Acer pseudoplatanus - Sycamore Saplings

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Misc Wildlife Value
Shade Partial Shade
Area Coastal Areas, Exposed Windy Areas
Soil Acidic, Alkaline/Chalky, Wet
Type Screening
Also Good Autumn Colour

Acer pseudoplatanus

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SIZES 1-9 10-4950-249250-9991000+
60/80 cm Out of Stock £2.58Out of Stock£2.16Out of Stock£1.56Out of Stock£1.26Out of Stock£0.78
120/150 cm Out of Stock £4.74Out of Stock£3.90Out of Stock£3.42Out of Stock£3.18Out of Stock£2.82
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Out of Stock

£2.03

Acer Pseudoplatanus Hedging

Sycamore, Acer pseudoplatanus, is a large tree that makes a superb windbreak for very exposed locations, especially by the sea.
Sycamore can, in theory, be grown as a hedge but we don't really recommend it for this
Sycamore trees can reach 35-40 metres tall.
The plants on this page are young saplings, ideal for large scale planting or in woodland projects. You can also buy larger Sycamore trees here.

See our full range of hedging options.

Sycamore Saplings are only delivered bareroot, during winter (Nov-March).

Choosing a size:
When you are ordering lots of Sycamore plants, we generally recommend that buy the smaller sizes, graded at 40/60cms or 60/80cms. They are cheaper than large plants, easier to handle and they will establish well in poor conditions.
Use the larger 120/150cm tall plants if you want a big tree quickly.
All our Saplings are measured by their height in centimetres above the ground (the roots aren't measured).

General description of Sycamore plants:

Sycamore, Acer pseudoplatanus, is an impressive, fast-growing, large, deciduous tree. The foliage is bright green with beautiful autumn tints and Sycamore trees will grow in any fertile soil except very wet sites.

History & uses of Acer pseudoplatanus:

Its wood carves well and has long been used for all sorts of small items, especially eating utensils. Sycamore is not a true native, but it has been naturalised in Britain for a thousand years or more.

  • Small box

    (Orders containing only bulbs, seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Standard box

    (Bareroots up to
    1.2m)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Large box

    (Pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £100 inc VAT

  • Trees & Hedging

    (Bareroots &
    trees 1.2m+)

    £18.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £120 inc VAT

  • Pallets

    (Root balls, large pots,
    trees etc)

    £60.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £240 inc VAT


Bareroot planting is best done between October and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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