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Platanus orientalis

Oriental Plane

Castlemaine Botanic Gardens, Walker Street,, CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450 - Property No T11463

Horticultural value: Contribution to landscape of historic garden Two outstanding trees of a species much rarer in cultivation than originally thought. Most of the trees in cultivation are Platanus x acerifolia. The species name derives from its historical distribution eastward from the Balkans, where it was recognized in ancient Greek history and literature It is usuallly a single trunk tree with distinctive, flaky, brown-gray-cream bark, large maple-like leaves ... more



Platanus orientalis

Oriental Plane Moss

Moss Vale Park, Leongatha-Mirboo North Road, LEONGATHA VIC 3953 - Property No T11951

Contribution to historic park Outstanding size: Aesthetic significance An outstanding example of the species growing in a row with large Quercus castaneifolia. This tree forms part of the many exotic specimens established by Francis Moss in 1888 on this former nursery site. Located on the south side of the gate to private land at the rear of the park. Measurements: 11/04/1991 Spread (m): 24.2 Girth (m): 2.96 Height (m): 23 .4 Estimated Age ... more