Linden, Little Leaf or European
Tilia cordata "Greenspire"
Category: deciduous tree Size: medium
Mature Size: 35-50' x 20-25'
Zone: 3 - 7 Growth Rate: Fairly fast
Foliage: Alternate leaf arrangement, 1.2 - 3.5" long, heart-shaped
Elevation (if known):
Water: Moderate drought tolerant.
Soil : Tolerates clay, loam, sand, acidic and alkaline. Prefers well-drained.
Sun: Sun to partial shade.
Comments: Good for tight spacing. Prolific bloomer. Recommended for buffer strips around parking lots. parking lots
Warnings: Not at its best in urban pollution. Aphids may be a problem.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: Europe
Known Locations: 2008 Dec, at least 2 planted by Alamosa Parks and Recreation
Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board; Sunset Western Garden Book; US Forest Service Southern Group