Littleleaf Linden, Small-leaved-lime
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth 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 hedgeSeason 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-7Native 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 -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Linden----Basswood.- Other plants of the family Malvaceae.- Other plants of the genus Tilia.- Other plants of the species Tilia cordata.