A moderately-allergenic tree with a high tolerance to urban conditions. Maple sycamores are often grown in parks, avenues, and streets.
A runny nose, stuffiness, and sneezing are very common
Itchy, watery, or red eyes are very common
Coughing, wheezing, chest congestion, chest tightness and shortness of breath
Seasons and Regions
Where are Sycamore trees found?
Maple sycamore trees thrive in areas with abundant sunlight and are native to Western Asia and Europe. They are now found in North America, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Within the United States, sycamores are located in the Southeast, South Central, Northeast, Midwest, and Northwest.
Maple Sycamore trees are highly drought tolerant.
Avoid the allergen as best as you can and reduce symptoms through over-the-counter medications. If you would like to prevent your allergies from progressing or are looking for long-term relief, talk to your doctor about allergy immunotherapy or find out if you are eligible for NectarRx Allergy Treatment.
Check pollen counts daily
Opt for air conditioning during pollen season
Wash bedding often with hot water
Use asthma and allergy air filters
Use Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec as needed
Treat with allergen immunotherapy