Platanus orientalis ‘Minaret’ | Oriental plane tree

This Oriental plane tree is a Dutch cultivar and is also called the mulberry plane tree. This type of plane tree is also recognizable by its beautiful, distinctive peeling bark and is a characteristic tree in Italian and French squares. In summer, the “minaret” provides pleasant cooling shade due to its compact branching. And in winter, this tree has nice ornamental value due to its characteristic round, prickly fruits.


Available in size:

Bare root, Wire clod


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

Growing conditions:

Dry (sandy) soil, Endures reasonable hardening, Moist (clay) soil, Normal bottom, Salt resistant, Sunny, Windproof

Growth habit:

Oval / ovoid, Round / flattened round, Vase-shaped / cone-shaped

Adult height:

Second size trees 6-12 m


selected from Platanus orientalis 'Digitata', Tree nursery Leenderheim (1997).


Has few soil requirements


spherical, yellow-green heads (May)


3-5 round brown hall bulbs hang in a nice arrangement on the branches, linger until spring

Environmental factors:

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

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