Silver Linden Tree

Silver Linden Tree

Silver Linden Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Tilia tomentosa
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; prefers moist well drained soil but will grow in a range of soil types; tolerates wind, salt, and air pollution
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal when young; becomes upright and oval with age; erect branches; broad pyramidal; dense
Height:   40 to 70'
Weight:   25 to 45'
Leaf:   2 to 5" alternate, simple leaves; dark green on upper side, silvery white on underside; yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Yellowish white, pendulous, fragrant flowers; inconspicuous fruit that persist into winter
Comments:    Difficult to transplant; good street tree; good honey plant; casts dense shade; light gray bark
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Green Mountain