Tilia cordata

Littleleaf Linden, Small-leaved-lime

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium, 10-15' over a 5 year period.
Mature Height - 60-70', can grow to 80-90'
Mature Width - 50-66% of height in spread.
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Yellowish, fragrant, borne 5-7 flowered, pendulous 2-3" wide cymes, June - July.
Fruit - Glubose nutlet, thin-shelled, slightly or not ridged, covered with a gray pubescence. glabrous.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow to yellow-green.
Bark - Gray-brown, ridged and furrowed on older trunks.
Other Features - Excellent shade tree for lawns, large areas, streets and about anyplace a real quality tree is desired.
Possible Use - Can be used as a hedge
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplants readily, prefers deep, moist, well-drained, fertile soils in full sun. pH adaptable, found on lime-stone in wild. Zones 3b-7
Native Habitat - native to Europe and has been planted as a shade tree since ancient times.
Diseases and Insects - Aphids and Japanese beetles are often a problem.
Strength - Good pollution tolerance makes this species a widely used street and city tree.
Weakness -

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- Other plants with the common name Linden----Basswood.
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