Plant Care Sycamore Maple

Sycamore Maple

About Sycamore Maple

Sycamore Maple is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Sycamore Maple likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Sycamore Maple belongs to the Acer genus, and is native to Northwest and Central Europe and Western Asia.


Acer pseudoplatanus

Also known as


How to care for Sycamore Maple


How often to water your Sycamore Maple

Water needs for Sycamore Maple
0.5 cups
every 9

Sycamore Maple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Sycamore Maple

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Sycamore Maple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sycamore Maple: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sycamore Maple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Sycamore Maple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Sycamore Maple in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Sycamore Maple

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Sycamore Maple: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Sycamore Maple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Sycamore Maple is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Sycamore Maple

Sycamore Maple

Sycamore Maple

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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