Tree Detail

Tilia americana


Linden, American

Tilia americana   

Category: deciduous tree   Size: large

Mature Size: 50-75' x 40-50'

Zone: 3 - 8   Growth Rate:

Foliage: 4-8" heart-sahped leaves, dark green

Elevation (if known):

Water: Prefers moist soil.

Soil : Sensitive to alkaline soil. Prefers moist, fertile soils.

Sun: Full to part shade

Comments: Requires plenty of room. Cultivar 'Redmond" is drought-tolerant.

Warnings: Sensitive to alkaline soils. Can attract aphids.

Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes

Street Tree? yes   Street Tree Conditions: Requires plenty of soil space.

CO/NM native? no   Native to: North America

Known Locations:

Information Sources: Denver, CO, Tree List; Alamosa Tree Board