Then, when you are ready, remove the peg and insert your spile. from one another in a fight for photosynthetic dominance. Then, there are the edible cones, seeds and pollen of the Pinus genus. pecan and other hickories produce it also but in lesser amounts. These are: western red cedar, T. plicata (in particular); and eastern white cedar, T. occidentalis. Certain genera of another plant family, Cupressaceae, specifically two species of arborvitaes, Thuja, cedars, also have an edible and nutritious inner bark. is it safe to drink the sap of the london planetree and oriental planetree. Clever bird. The inner bark of maples can be eaten raw or cooked — another survival food source! All acorns are good to eat, though some are less sweet than others. That is a sort of plane tree (eastern plane), not sycamore as we know it in Ireland anyway. Try them in salads! IDENTIFICATION: Tall tree resembling a maple with mottled bark, leaves palmate, large, eight inches wide and long or more, with three lobes, glossy green on top, paler underneath. The water evaporates over time, leaving a clear amber syrup. They can also travel in via streams and rivers. The providers of this website accept no liability for the use or misuse of information contained in this website. The inner bark and sap is very high in vitamins C and A, plus many other nutrients. Young leaves can be cooked as a green in spring. Weird. Their trunks, tapered and perfectly formed bursting upward without the scars worn by their city brothers and sisters. The vicious seed pods have impaled many a forager and has done much to ruin the Sweet Gums reputation. Homeowners don’t like them because they shed piles of maple-like leaves and disrupt underground lines. This can be done with hot or cold water, depending on how you want to use the acorns afterwards. so silently with only a ripple to disturb the scene. In the article I mention that. The sugar maple is famous for the deliciously sweet syrup you can make from its sap. The scent is gorgeous, and was enough for me to taste the flower last week, sweet and lovely. Woodworkers don’t care for the wood because it tends to hold water and twist when it dries. Though they grow big and showy, landscapers don’t use them because they can have a lot of tree diseases. The small, edible nuts are very tasty but not that well known. Are they to - N8. These seeds travel across fields carried on the wind, so even if you do not have sycamore trees in your hedges you need to check. Nuts are seeds, corn kernels are seeds, beans are seeds, grains of wheat, rye, barley, or oats are seeds, a coconut is a giant seed, tree nuts are all seeds, peanuts and peas and other legumes are all seeds.Sometimes seeds have a thin, non-edible endocarp (peanuts) and sometimes we eat the endocarp too (skin of peas, edible peapods). And you get an award-winning magazine. You can see from the Latin that it was considered to resemble a Plane tree (Platanus). Many problems are associated with sycamore trees. I have a theory that Sycamore trees might actually have photosynthesis cells not only on the top of their leaves but also on the bottom of their leaves. misplaced in the orderly flocks of oaks and maples “Hey valuable content I have a master’s degree in forestry, natural resource management’m working anymore, thanks”. Is the samara or seed of Acer pseudoplatanus safe for people to eat as a snack? If there are two seed pods together, it’s a London planetree. Nutritious pine nuts are often not considered for food because they are too tiny and hard to get at (a hammer or rock will be needed). They also contain healthy monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and many important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. there seems to be very little information available about this subject other than on black walnut which produces juglone. Seeds are great sources of fiber. The flowers are often made into a soothing, tasty tea. Humans can eat milk and cheese whereas birds can only eat cheese and not milk. Native Americans used Platanus occidentalis for a variety of medicinal purposes, including cold and cough remedies, as well as dietary, dermatological, gynecological, respiratory, and gastrointestinal aids. I have 22 acres in TN, and I love my Sycamore trees. Perhaps it is time for some rehabilitation. I gather a couple of bags full and save them for winter time treats to hand out! I have been told that the leaves of the sycamore are used for pain relief and have helped arthritis sufferers. Please, what do you find wrong in the article? The sap in spring can be tapped and drunk as a tea. Locate a fruiting sycamore in mid-summer. Sugar maples have distinctive, slightly notched, three-lobed leaves, whereas those of the black maple, A. nigrum, are more shallowly notched. Pre-soak stored seed for 24 hours and then stratify for 2 - 4 months at 1 - 8°C. The inner bark of the willows can be scraped off and eaten raw, cooked in strips like spaghetti or dried and ground into flour. Thank you so much for the informatio. And just as the tree is human friendly it is kind to animals as well. At one time two brothers lived for three years inside the hollow trunk of an American Sycamore. با سلام مطالب ارزنده اي بود من فوق ليسانس جنگلداري دارم ودر اداره منابع طبيعي شاهرود شاغل هستم با تشكر, Bing translates that as: Hello my valuable content was Ms. forestry and natural resource management, I’m employed anymore thanks, I use this one for translations. 1220 L Street, NW, Suite 750Washington, DC 20005, Phone: 202.737.1944 On the other hand, sunflower seeds marketed for human consumption are not good for birds because of possible seasonings or excess salt. However, that same hair makes excellent tinder. The naming of the sycamore is a rather complex affair. Thanks for showing love to Sycamore! I live near a Sycamore grove and for last 3 years I have smelled NOTHING but my young son smells something he says is Amazing…maybe it’s genetically induced to smell what the tree gives off? the bugs or moth worm will go there and hide under it. Also, did you know that the inner bark and young twigs of many of our birch trees are edible? By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies as described in … Learn how 13-year-old Alex Herr inspires pre-teens to hike. Based on the comments, I would also like to know if the seeds are safe for dogs. Find the answer to this and other Vet questions on JustAnswer. Other than recharging his “barker” what nutritional value or harm does this do if any? The cones of a Korean pine (P. koraiensis). I have a huge Sycamore in my back yard and I have three little pug dogs that think it is delicious! The sycamore can also provide a maple-like syrup as well, but you’ve have to boil many gallons of it to get syrup or sugar. I have no reference to that. Birch trees can also be tapped for a sweetish sap/syrup. The most important thing is to start growing them in a tray for a few months. Leaves rattling in the breeze to somehow make us aware of their presence You don’t have to prepare or otherwise process them to reap the health and nutrition benefits. Non-edible fruit, a brown cluster. You can eat grape seeds with the whole grape if you choose. The Sweet Gum tree is the sand spur of the forest. The American sycamore is sometimes confused with the several other trees in the same family that are similar in appearance. All Rights Reserved, Edible Trees: Foraging for Food from Forests. You can also use the bark as a REALLY good fire starter. ailanthus, or tree of heaven is harmful to other plants. However, few are aware of the edible yields (and great value) that several of our trees have to offer. Added it to my chia bowl with fresh picked cherries and elderflowers. If one should fall from the tree onto your neck or down your back, you’re in for some hellatious suffering. This medium-sized tree is well known for its many herbal medicine uses. Among these include: the black maple, whose sap tastes almost identical to that of the sugar maple; and the silver maple, also providing an equally sweet-flavored sap. Credit: Alan Sheffield via Flickr. The green buds and leaves of a sassafras (Sassafras albidum). Squirrels can eat pumpkins. At first, I thought they were joking, but apparently they are serious. Maple trees provide more than the familiar delicious maple syrup! Seeds of Cantaloupe (melon) and Watermelon can be blendend along with their edible parts to strengthen flavor and keep freshness when preparing fruit flavored/fresh water ("Agua fresca"). It has grayish bark and dark green foliage that turns golden bronze in autumn. Thank you for giving them some love! Jesse is an author and instructor in environment, ecology, sustainability, horticulture and natural history. The mulberry, M. alba and M. rubra, are mediumsized, fruit-bearing trees, with a short trunk and a rounded crown. Thanks for sharing the plethora of information. The seeds can be separated from the fluff and saved. Lol, I like how no one mentions that they spelled ‘plain’ as ‘plane’ in the title XD. The Sycamore is the Plane Tree, not Plain Tree. The pine family includes genera such as: the pines, Pinus; spruces, Picea; larches, Larix; firs, Abies; and the hemlocks, Tsuga (not to be confused with the totally unrelated poison hemlock). I am now hopeful he will fully recover. The thick and fragrant inner bark is extremely sticky, but provides nourishment, either raw or boiled. I have read that it is on some websites but others report it is toxic for horses. Human and bird diet requirements are actually not that different biologically. It has grayish bark and dark green foliage that turns golden bronze in autumn. In this blog, we will discuss a few differences between bird seed and seed for human consumption. How climate change is affecting the sugar maples of New England. i am trying to find new seeds to harvest in my neighborhood to make flower. To me, it looks like Longfellow has just removed his hat. alone or in small groups, From where did they come so suddenly, Yes, in Europe it is called the Plane’s tree and in Greek it is like the girl’s name Daphane except it is said daf-ah-KNEEE… it just crossed my mind not to say to some one named Daphane “oh, your name means plain….” Common names aside Maples are in the Acer genus whereas the Sycamore is Platanus. Learn how your comment data is processed. This delay helped lose Xerxes the war, and Greece went on to build the Athenian Empire. The linden (or basswood) is often a well-shaped tall tree, with grey fissured bark. Also, do you know if the berries are poisonous to dogs? The bur oak, Q. macrocarpa, often bears chestnut-like flavored acorns. Actually, sycamores, Platanus occidentalis (PLAT-uh-nus ock-sih-den-TAY-liss) get a bad rap. A rough estimate of how much finished syrup you will get per tap is about one to two quarts, or about one gallon of syrup per year, per tree. Their somewhat sweet, starchy inner bark is edible both raw and cooked. It may also be affected by horse chestnut scale insect, which appears as fluffy white spots on the trunk and branches during the summer. Any info would be appreciated. The maple by far yields syrups of the best quality and taste, and the best of these is from the sugar maple, or black maple, and followed closely by the silver maple. Credit: Peter GW Jones via Flickr. Drive a small nail into the tree to suspend your bucket or pail from. To the forager, or the bushcrafter, another advantage of the sycamore is its light-colored wood can be used to make safe utensils such as wooden spoons, forks or skewers. Mia Wasilevich using the fragrant sycamore leaves as a wrap to keep lambsquarter seed stuffed rabbit leg moist. *Are you enjoying this post? So rigid and stark they now stand out Those seed pods when dry have a coating of tiny hairs and can irritate air passages, so handle them carefully. The seeds are also eaten by muskrats, beavers, and squirrels. There's a good reason for that. Cotton plants do produce seeds, but those seeds are poisonous, at least to humans. Raw acorns contain tannins which can be toxic to humans and cause an unpleasant bitter taste. Seems to get it a bit closer to what people are trying to say I think. starkly different from the rest they stand Sycamores apparently produce something that is harmful to some grasses. These are not usually eaten, but rather chewed upon for about five minutes, swallowing only the juices. What other uses of medicinal properties do the leaves have? In fact one bird uses the tree rather cleverly. Comments or questions about this site, or for permission to use photos and information. You can purchase the necessary spiles and pails for sap gathering, or for better enjoyment do it on your own. Thank you for the information you have been providing for the ones who seek the truth in nature. Planted by some long ago act of God much alike themselves white and tan, blotched and silent, like sentinels along a street. A native elder in my area told me about the treatment, so I opted to try it. However, be forewarned; many of these offer a bland, bitter or almost tasteless flavor and quality. filled with grace, reaching towards the heavens, For some reason it gets very little respect, considering its great size. I am currently treating my dog for poison ivy with Sycamore. How blessed are we in this amazing age of technology? If not is there any maple trees trees that produce seeds poisonous to people?. Thanks for writing. Very Majestic, some of the old timers around here call them ‘Ghost of the Forest’. The leaves of the plane and sycamore are somewhat similar in shape, but they belong to different families. We are going to cover plant antinutrients throughout this series. quiet, bold, different Of all the various plant parts, the seeds are often the most likely to hurt human health. But this isn’t the case when there are other tree species present. Aside from producing delicious snacks, such as apples, cherries, walnuts and chestnuts, some trees provide other edible parts: bark, leaves, twigs, seeds, pollen, roots, new growth, flowers and, of course, sap used for syrup. We have two huge Sycamores across the street from our house. I’ve seen the birds eating them and last night my big dogs started licking them up like candy and running around playing. You can cut the inner bark into strips and cook like spaghetti, or dry and ground into flour for bread and thickening soups and stews. I plan on letting the wood dry until next fall, winter. And maybe add your own favicon instead of the default HostGator one. We have noticed tiny droplets of sap on our windshields that smear when rubbed. And seeds are often the most potent of plant part. The sycamore is full of drinkable sap, read water when you need it. Hummingbirds also eat the seeping sap. Even in a standard tree field guide there is barely more than a passage. 7. Many have kept from starving by knowing this. When I first noticed them they hung down from the tree one morning as if on a spider web. Perhaps a better alternative is to make a tea with the needles. Sycamore seeds can be collected for planting from sycamore trees or bought at a nursery or garden center. I’ve hardly ever seen a more beautiful picture of a tree. Consider supporting American Forests to help us continue our work to restore, and grow healthy and resilient forests and city canopies all over the country! Question - My shih tzu puppy keeps eating sycamore seeds. as the paddle dipped and pulled along the Paw Paw You painfully find them with your feet. Planatos (plane) was a Greek name for the tree, and occidentalis means “of the west” to separate it from similar European trees. Check out his first book, “Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters: Remarkable Survival Strategies of Plants” at The maximum recommended intake is 300 mg per day, but you can eat as many grapes as you like without worry. However, there are also natural stores and herbalists who sell grape seed extract or capsules that you can include more regularly in your diet.. The inner bark of birches is edible, making it an important survival food. Sycamore is susceptible to sooty bark, which can lead to wilting of the crown and death of the tree, as well as a variety of other fungal diseases. Propagation of Sycamore: Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame, it usually germinates in the following spring. much unlike the hush whisper of the rest of the crowd. Is this something from the sycamores or is it coming from another tree. But that is one reason why we like it. On the advice of native peoples, Jacques Cartier, a French explorer, used the eastern white cedar to treat scurvy among his crew. My neighbor is trimming his Sycamore Tree. Then, transfer them to a pot for a year or two before planting them in the ground. Seed/ Fruit Size: Seed balls are 1-1/8 inch (3 cm) round, just a little smaller than a ping pong ball covered with perhaps a hundred individual achenes— hard, dry single seeds. When consumed as part of a healthy diet, seeds can help … Also one can often notice that if other Sycamore trees are nearby the mottling appears to possibly project more light toward the others. When watermelon seeds are really small, you can eat and chew them along with the … Of all the virtues of this magnificent tree, no one mentioned the wonderful scent they give off. I imagine this is because how their white bark ‘glows’ in the moon light. A pity…, Oh Bruce! And while it may never come to this, sycamores can grow so large they have hollow trunks and many a settler sought long-term shelter inside a sycamore. The plane can be identified by its globular heads of flowers and subsequent balls of seeds, which hang on long stalks from the twigs. In the southeast US, Sycamores are hosts to Tussock Moth caterpillars, which can appear by the thousands in early Fall. Most of us know of, and greatly appreciate, the wild and cultivated fruits, nuts and berries that come from trees. However, others claim they can’t smell anything at all. It’s been 5 days, and my dog is responding wonderfully to the treatments. It has helped me identify this tree and also understand some of it’s historic uses. Is this a recognised property? Pumpkins are high in essential vitamins and nutrients that will benefit both humans, pets, and rodents. Yesterday I went for a walk along the C & O Canal in Maryland. It has been used for butcher blocks for many years because it is hard to split, as well as flooring, handles, and pallets. By Staff Writer Last Updated Mar 27, 2020 9:20:52 PM ET. The small, edible nuts are very tasty but not that well known. While the wild bird seed you purchase at the store may not be packaged for human consumption and may not be as clean as food that is packaged for humans you could wash the seeds and eat them. Hollow sycamores can provide dens for black bear. However, there are a few pine species that provide delectable pine nuts (seeds) that can be as large as sunflower seeds or larger. Mine havent keeled over yet, but want to check anyway. The Populus genus includes aspens and poplars. Even the seeds and young leaves are edible. Horses dying from lethal disease linked to eating sycamore seeds. After the bird flies away insects come to feed on the sugary sap. Sycamore is a member of the Plane Tree family I think. They are full of vitamins A and C, folate, niacin, pantothenic acid, potassium, calcium, magnesium, riboflavin and iron. The tiny hairs on the seed balls irritate skin and can cause respiratory distress if inhaled by sensitive people. One can believe that given the size of the champion sycamore tree in the United States. Racemosa means cluster and refers to the seed cluster of the California sycamore. I read that the bark can be boiled and used as a coffee substitute, so I’m wondering if the berries have stimulant properties like coffe beans. I love the scent too, especially after a rain! Strain carefully. The bird then returns and eats he bugs. In 480 BC, invading Persian King Xerxes camped his army in a grove of those trees. Here is a small selection of these: the Korean Pine, P. koraiensis; Italian Stone Pine, P. pinea; and Pinyon Pine, P. edulis. Properly selecting and tapping trees for syrup can be a detailed process., This is what it came up with for what was said there. The only thing I would say is that human fat requirements in seeds are different to birds. All you need is a heat source in order to toast your squash seeds. I am allergic to Sycamores but the last several years have been exceptionally hard for my allergies as we have had very mild winters. No. Also in the shredded bark I used to put it on my garden path looks like cool looking mulch NO! Pine or fir needles make a fine tea in winter. Thank you i have an ag natural recource class in highschool and this article has helped me so much. Or, you can use the lid from a tin can for a sort of spile. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Disclaimer: Information contained on this website is strictly and categorically intended as a reference to be used in conjunction with experts in your area. The best ratio is around 35 parts of water to one part sap. Real sycamore is Acer pseudoplatanus. Sycamore leaves are reminiscent of maple leaves with more jagged serrations. Foraging should never begin without the guidance and approval of a local plant specialist. The undersides of its leaves are notably silvery-white in color. All Juglans species can be tapped for sweet-tasting syrup, particularly black walnut and butternut. It is 129 feet tall and has a crown spread of 105 feet. They forage for them constantly! Cut a V-shaped gash into the tree (an age-old method of our native peoples), at the base of which you can drill a hole about 2 inches deep and close with a peg. They also contain some protein and fat. Not to mention the lawns are rarely larger than 50 sq ft. The soft male cones and pollen are also edible, but the taste is very strong, so is better if used in cooking. In late spring, select a location with plenty of sun where the sycamore tree will have room to thrive after it is fully grown. The seeds are also eaten by muskrats, beavers, and squirrels. METHOD OF PREPARATION: For the American sycamore, the occidentalis, sap, tap like a maple. If the tree has single seed pod, it is the sycamore. Just wanted to thank you for the informative web site and the excellent information you have shared. Credit: Http:// via Wikimedia Commons. Are they good as fertilizers for soil? Is he trying to tell me something? TIME OF YEAR: Sap availability depends on location, year round in warm areas. We use cookies to improve your experience. I live in California in zone 9B along a river. ENVIRONMENT: Grows best on sandy loams or loam with a good supply of ground water, typically on the edges of lakes and streams. These sycamore leaves can get really big! You NEVER really need to eat these. One in particular has a oak, a catalpa and some other tree all deciduous living next to it. From chia seed pudding to roasted pumpkin seeds to pine nut pesto and beyond, there are endless ways to squeeze in your daily dose of the healthiest seeds while bumping up your intake of protein, fiber and heart- healthy fats . Great article, thanks for sharing. Soups and stews can be thickened and flavored with the dried leaves (but, remove the veins and hard portions first). Sycamore is from two Greek words siga and mora which  mean “Fig and mulberry.”  First there was a fig tree in the Middle East called Ficus sycomorus, the Sycomore Fig of Bible fame. You can spice them using cinnamon or allspice and eat … The twigs, when tender in spring, are somewhat sweet, edible either raw or boiled. Cavity nesting birds that call the sycamore home include the barred owl, eastern screech-owl, great crested flycatcher, chimney swift, and the wood duck. To me they are almost spiritual to watch, how they sway in the wind. That said most people eat bad fat anyway and bird seed is better than the fats in unhealthy food. Please people, just use MSWord or even Grammarly. There are a relatively surprising number of trees that can be tapped for their sap and syrup. Incidentally, there is a second sycamore of interest but it only grows in California and Mexico, Platanus racemosa. O Sycamore é um uma árvore excelente para muitas curas.Eu uso para a medicina. Although I find this a rather tenuous resemblance myself, with the bark and seeds of both being quite distinct. Hi. The American sycamore’s leafs and round seeds were reminiscent of the Sycomore Fig, thus it was called Sycamore. The sugar maple, A. saccharum, is a beautifully formed tree. What is generally called the seed of the sycamore … Then, zest 1 lemon and lime and add it to the bowl along with the juice from both fruits. Limbs bent and cocked as arms and fingers racked with arthritis It was not uncommon to house a pig to a horse inside a living sycamore. Delectable! Sycamore trees are not high on the edible list, unless you’re in need. BEECH, FAGUSThe American beech, F. grandifolia, is an exceptional, magnificent and majestic shade tree that definitely deserves to be grown more often in the landscape. True or false? We have noticed that a lot of the bigger trees in Point Pelee National Park in Leamington, Ontario, Canada………look this way…..the bark is peeling off the trees leaving a whitish tree underneath. Hemlock Water Dropwort is poisonous to both humans and animals. Squirrels are attracted to the plants and fruit, especially, if it is cut open to reveal the soft and delicious fruit. But, few are aware that many other species of the larger maple trees can also be tapped for an edible sap. I have a soft spot for sycamores. The list of edible seeds includes a mix of well-known seeds and nuts, as well as less familiar members, such as hemp seeds. Look for 1-inch fruit balls handing from stringy stalks from the tree. Now only in secret places are they noticed, Black oil sunflower seeds are the most desired seed by wild birds. It can be made from a wide range of materials from metal to bamboo. They are also poisonous to horses, cattle and dogs. A spile is the means to convey the sap from the tree trunk to your bucket or pail. Is it certain that Platanus has edible sap, or could this be confusion with Acer Pseudoplatanus (British English sycamore), which, like other maples definitely has it? People have been doing it for thousands of years using fire, and you have your choice of using the oven, toaster oven, a skillet, or the microwave. Searching the internet for other who notice this scent also yields very slim results. Wear a mask or respirator and gloves when removing the seeds from a seed ball. Properly selecting and tapping trees for sap can be a detailed process, so here we will address just the basics. Humans can eat milk and cheese whereas birds can only eat cheese and not milk. If you have a sycamore in your yard, make sure it is fruiting. Credit: Matt Jones via Flickr. Greeks also call the tree Daphne, a strange little word. Sycamore wood is inert safe even for food bowls and the like. thank you! Most of the world's plants are edible even to humans just like birds. If true, do you know how long the poison lasts after the sycamore dies? Fax: 202.737.2457 Scoop all of the seeds from 1 papaya into a large bowl and whisk in 1 clove of minced garlic, 1 ⁄ 4 cup (59 ml) of coconut cream, 2 tablespoons (2 g) of chopped cilantro, and 1 tablespoon (6 g) of minced fresh ginger. For a healthy diet: 1) Avoid processed foods. Sycamore seeds are eaten by some birds including the purple finch, goldfinch, chickadees, and dark-eyed junco. 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