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Tilia americana L. (American Basswood)American Linden
Tilia cordata Mill. (Littleleaf Linden)
Tilia x flavescens (Dropmore Linden)

Zone 3

Description

Growth Rate: Moderate

Height: 12 m (40 ft)

Spread: 5 m (17 ft)

Life span:  50 years

Why Plant It?

  • Dense, pyramidal canopy on a straight, tapered trunk
  • Bears fragrant blossoms that are a valuable nectar source for honeybees
  • Yellow fall colour

Likes

  • Full sun
  • Well-drained soil
  • Neutral soil (pH = 6.5-7.2)American Linden

Dislikes

  • Saline or compacted soil

Insects

Eriophyid mites

Disease

Generally disease free

Last updated: 2/27/2017 4:31:06 PM