Arboretum Names American Sycamore 2022 Tree of the Year

June 1, 2022

The State Arboretum of Virginia has named the American Sycamore as its 2022 Tree of the Year. The sycamore was selected for its value as one of the largest trees in the eastern U.S. and for its exfoliating bark which creates a beautiful, mottled layer of light greens, grays, and browns. Read more about the Arboretum's Tree of the Year program here.