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Platanus (Plataine)

Plataine is a small genus of deciduous to semi-evergreen trees from wet soils alongside watercourses in the northern hemisphere. They have ornamental, acer-like foliage and pendulous flowers globes. For any humus rich, preferably always slightly moist, well drained soil in a sunny spot.
Sow seeds flat in any rich, well drained soil and keep pots in a protected spot outside. Seeds require a prolonged cooling period prior to germination in late spring. Carefully transplant young plants to the final spot in the garden as soon as they are strong enough or in autumn after leaves have withered. Give some good winter protection (e.g. a dry mulch layer) in the first years.
All are USDA Climate Zone 7/8.
20 seeds per package.
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Platanus orientalis (Oriental Plataine)

Platanus orientalis (Oriental Plataine)

7 (20)m Oriental Plataine is a showy deciduous species with acer-like foliage and long-stalked, pendulous flower balls. It makes a more or less pyramidal crown with age. Native in humus rich, wet soils alongside water streams in the eastern Mediterranean. For any humus rich, well drained, preferably slightly moist soil in a sunny spot. IV-V.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package (ex Cyprus)6671 € 2,99*
seed package  (ex Cyprus)
(ex Cyprus)
seed package (ex Sicily, Italy)8126 € 2,99
(ex Sicily, Italy)
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