Dutchland. By HENRY J. KAUFFMAN This great sycamore is thought to have been growing when William Penn came to American shores. lts greot height can ... To the gardener it is a dirty tree, but in large specimens the color contrasts are very spectacular. ... If the trees were hollow, as old ones frequently are, they would cut out a larger section, nail boards on the bottom and make a hogshead out of it.