Littleleaf Linden Tree

Littleleaf Linden Tree

Littleleaf Linden Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Tilia cordata
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist, well drained soil but tolerates a range of soil conditions
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal in youth; more rounded with age; densely branched
Height:   30 to 50'
Weight:   25 to 40'
Leaf:   1.5 to 3" alternate, simple leaves; yellow-green fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Lacy cluster of fragrant cream flowers; nut like structure attached to a papery bract
Comments:    Excellent street tree; tolerates poor soil, drought, and air pollution; more ideally suited for a northern climate than for the south; easy to transplant; good honey plant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Greenspire