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Tilia americana 'Continental Appeal'

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Tilia americana 'Continental Appeal'

  • Narrow, oval crown, becoming pyramidal with age
  • Ovate, dark green leaves with a pale whitish underside
  • Foliage turns a pale yellow colour in the fall
  • Fragrant, pale yellow flowers
  • Small nutlets with attached, leafy wings follow the flowers
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Zone:

5

Height:

15-20 m

Spread:

6-8 m

Colour:

White,Yellow
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Continental Appeal Basswood Growing and Maintenance Tips

A good, shade tree tolerating some shade and drought, this hardy cultivar is also suitable for a street tree with its narrow form.


Tilia americana 'Continental Appeal' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Pyramidal
Oval

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
White
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen