Littleleaf Linden (Tilia cordata 'Greenspire')

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Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 40 to 50 feet
Plant Spread: 30 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

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Location: Newtown Square, PennsylvaniaDate: 2011-08-05young planted tree
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Location: West Chicago, IllinoisDate: October in 1980'syoung tree in autumn color
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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jan 10, 2018 10:30 PM

This is the most commonly planted cultivar of Littleleaf Linden. It has a single trunk leader and holds a pyramidal form.

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