SelecTree: Tree Detail
BLOODGOOD LONDON PLANE TREE
Platanus × hispanica 'Bloodgood'
Photo Locations: Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA
A hybrid between Platanus occidentalis × Platanus orientalis.
Resistant to Anthracnose.
Platanus × acerifolia 'Bloodgood'
Platanus occidentalis × Platanus orientalis.
Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
Oval, Rounded or Umbrella Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 70 - 85 feet.
Width: 50 - 70 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Greater than 150 years.
Leaves Palmate, Medium to Light Green, Bronze or Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Red. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Prolific, Brown or Mostly Green Achene, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Striking, Cream or Light Gray, Exfoliating or Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit and Bark.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Anthracnose and Verticillium. Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer, Scales and Spider Mites, Powdery Mildew.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Platanus × hispanica 'Bloodgood' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Feb 27, 2020.
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