Tilia cordata | Littleleaf Linden

Linden is known to be an excellent shade tree, with a dense, pyramidal form and large, almost heart-shaped leaves. Leaves are green above, silvery below, adding interest as they blow in the wind. Flowers are small but highly fragrant. Littleaf Linden is native to Europe, which are often preferred choices. 'Greenspire' is an improved selection. Accepts sandy to clay soils, if well drained. Canopy coverage: 1,963 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 50 feet high

Width: 50 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: yellow, white

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: bees, butterflies