Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling'

Sterling Silver Linden

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium, 30 year old tree 45'-24'
Mature Height - 45'
Mature Width - 24'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Yellowish white, fragrant, supposedly narcotic to honeybees and bumblebees.
Fruit - Eggshaped .33-.42" long
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow, yellow-green
Bark - Handsome grayish bark.
Other Features - Good street tree tolerates heat and drought. Highly recommended for residential planting as it is an extremely beautiful ornamental shade tree.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Readily transplants, prefers well drained fertile soil, PH adaptable. full sun.
Native Habitat - Zones 4-7
Diseases and Insects - Resistant to Japanese beetle and Gypsy moth.
Strength - Good pollution tolerance makes this 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 tomentosa.