American linden - Plant
Common name: Tilia americana
Color: Creamy-white to pale-yellow perfect flowers.
Bloom time: June
Height: 50.00 to 80.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grwo
Planting & Care
American Lindens commonly grow anywhere from 40 to 50 feet, but are capable of growing to 100 to 150 feet at maturity. Their spread is typically about 2/3rds their height. These trees are notable for their large, dense canopy making them superb shade trees. Their branching begins relatively low to the ground on the multiple trunks that commonly form just above ground level.
Medium-fast growers, they can be expected to grow 30 feet in 10 years.
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Water plant once in a week
Temprature: -18° to -17° C (0° to 2° F)
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- This tree will develop to its full potential if given full sun and rich, moist, well-drained soil.
American linden will tolerate clay, a wide pH range and partial shade.
- It is noted for its adaptability.
Japanese beetles feed heavily on its foliage.
Its narrow crotches and soft wood can make the American linden susceptible to storm damage.
Handsome ornamental shade tree or street tree. Although well adapted to Missouri’s climate, this tree is generally intolerant of city conditions.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor / physian befor use.
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