Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling Silver'
More About Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling Silver'
- Pyramidal form when young, becoming round with age
- Ovate, dark green leaves, with dense, silvery hairs underneath
- Younger leaves have a silvery colour
- Foliage turns a pale green to pale yellow in the fall
- Clusters of fragrant, yellow flowers
- Small nutlets with attached, narrow, bract-like wings follow the flowers
- Bloom Time: Late spring
Sterling Silver 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. A good cultivar for planting in dry locations and is known to be resistant to Japanese beetle.
Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling Silver' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)