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Tilia tomentosa /Silver Linden

Tilia tomentosa   / Tilia tomentosa
Has a large number of leaves
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Has a large number of leaves

Makes a large tree with a large amount of foliage

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Flower and young seed

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Scientific Name: Tilia tomentosa
Common Name: Silver Linden
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: over 50 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants for Autumn Color
Comments: Silver Linden is pyramidal in form when young but develops an upright silhouette with an oval canopy as it ages. Used as lawn or shade tree where there is plenty of growing room. A good selection for parks, large commercial properites and possibly as a street tree. Seemingly well adapted to urban conditions. Foliage turns yellow in autumn. Has moderate drought tolerance.