Name

American Linden

Family Species

Tilia Americana

Wildlife Value

Fair

Average Height

75’

Origin

Native

Shade Tolerance

Tolerant

Drought Tolerance

Poor

Growth Rate

Moderate

Fruit

serveral nutlet hang from a long stalk

Special Characteristics

very fragrant

Seedling Size

12” to 18”

 

General Description:

American Linden also known as basswood. Is a very fragrant tree with cream-colored clusters in late June (sometimes called “bee tree” because it makes excellent honey). It is relatively fast growing and long-lived and can become very large.

 

Pests:

Common diseases include verticillium wilt; powdery mildew; leaf blight; leaf spots; canker; decay

 

Uses:

Because of its large spreading crown, not recommended for farmstead shelterbelts. Not recommended for field windbreaks.

American Linden (bundle of 25)

$60.00Price

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