Sycamore trees are large, deciduous shade trees that thrive in a wide range of conditions. They are handsome trees with full crowns and thick trunks that rapidly grow to provide shade for your garden activities, a backdrop to the garden, avenues or a privacy screen or windbreak. Some shade trees are a little sensitive and may prefer the conditions found in more rural areas, but not Sycamore.
It is famous for its resistance to air pollution and urban conditions, which is why it is often the first choice by cities for planting as a street tree. Many cities have beautiful tree-lined streets graced with Sycamore trees, casting shade and showing their beautiful bark. If you are looking for fast-growing, easy trees for shade or screening, you have found it in the Sycamore trees, which grow at least 3 feet a year and so rapidly mature.