Platanus hispanica | Plane tree | Roof form

This fast-growing tree has a beautiful, distinctive peeling bark. Of all the roof trees, the plane tree is the most commonly used and provides a lot of shade due to its large leaves.This tree species can be pruned very well. Just be careful of the dust that can come off the leaves.



Large gardens, Small gardens, Solitary, Squares and parks, Topiary trees, Trees in containers, Trees on roofs

Growing conditions:

(Semi-)shade, Endures reasonable hardening, Normal bottom, Salt resistant, Sunny, Windproof

Adult height:

Third size trees up to 6 m


not too poor soils, the tree needs limited space for roots


spherical, yellow-green heads (May)


around, brown, hang on the tree until spring, prickly, usually 2 together

Environmental factors:

can withstand air pollution well, hardy tree and very wind resistant

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