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Cultural Details for Tilia cordata 'Glenleven'

Common Name:
Glenleven Littleleaf Linden

Growth Rate:
Fast growing with a straight trunk.

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Yellowish, fragrant, borne 5-7 flowered, pendulous 2-3" wide cymes, June - July.

Fruit Details:
Globose nutlet, thin-shelled, slightly or not ridged, covered with a gray pubescence. glabrous.

Fall Color:

Bark Details:
Gray-brown, ridged and furrowed on older trunks.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:

Other Features:
This cultivar was introduced by Sheridan Nursuries, Ontario, Canada.

Culture and Care:
Transplants readily, prefers deep, moist, well-drained, fertile soils in full sun. pH adaptable, found on lime-stone in wild. Zones 3b-7.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
4510, 4530

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.