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American Linden

Botanical Name
Tilia americana
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Height
60 to 80 feet
Width
40 to 50 feet
Flowers
June to July: yellow, fragrant, pendulous cymes
Fruit
Nut-like structure with single bract
Fall Color
Yellow
Light
Full to part sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained, fertile
Planting & Care
  • Transplants readily
  • Drought tolerant, but not wet tolerant
Problems
Verticillium wilt, leaf spots, thrips, basal suckers, Japanese beetles, aphids
Varieties
  • Redmond - strong pyramid form, very common
  • Sentry - uniform symmetrical habit

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