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Tilia cordata

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More About Tilia cordata

  • Densely branched, pyramidal to oval crown
  • Ovate, green leaves turn a pale yellow in the fall
  • Clusters of fragrant, creamy-yellow flowers
  • Small nutlets with attached, narrow, bract-like wings follow the flowers
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Zone:

3

Height:

16-20 m

Spread:

8-12 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Littleleaf Linden Growing and Maintenance Tips

Adaptable to many types of soils and tolerant of urban conditions, this tilia is a good, shade tree for any lawn, park landscape or as a street tree.


Tilia cordata Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Oval
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Topiary
Specimen

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