Tilia cordata 'Greenspire'

Greenspire Littleleaf Linden

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - 9.5" per year over a 10 year period in Kansas test.
Mature Height - 40-50'
Mature Width - 30'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Yellowish, fragrant, borne 5-7 flowered, pendulous 2-3" wide cymes, June - July.
Fruit - Globose nutlet, thin-shelled, slightly or not ridged, covered with a gray pubescence. glabrous.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow-yellow-green
Bark - Gray-brown, ridged and furrowed on older trunks.
Other Features - Maintains a single leader with nice branching habit. Does well under difficult conditions. Is a cross between cultivar 'Euclid' and a selection from the Boston parks.
Possible Use -
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 -
Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to sunscald and mechanical damage.
Strength - Good pollution tolerance makes this species a widely used street and city tree.
Weakness -

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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.