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American linden - Plant

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Description

This beautiful linden wood is white, odorless and good for carving.

The genus name, Tilia, is the Latin name for the linden or lime tree (no relation to the citrus tree). Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus, who developed the system of binomial nomenclature, took his name from a large linden tree on his familys property.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name linden, lime, basswood
Maximum Reachable Height 50.00 to 80.00 feet
Flower Colour Creamy-white to pale-yellow perfect flowe
Bloom Time June
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.

    American linden 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 yea

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering Water plant once in a week
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature -18 to -17 C (0 to 2 F)
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    American linden special feature

    Because it is a source of bast, the common name basswood is derived.

    American linden uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The fibrous, pliable inner bark (bast) was a significant source of fiber for ropes, cords, mats and nets

    Culinary Use:

    • Oil from the linden seed pod has been extracted and used as a substitute for olive oil