Botanical Name: Tilia cordata
Common Name: Little-leaved Linden
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Height: 45-60' Spread: 25-30' Habit/Form: Pyramidal in youth, upright-oval with age Growth Rate: Medium Zone: 3-7
Cultural Requirements: Full sun; pH adaptable; prefers moist, well-drained soil; pollution tolerant; found on limestone in the wild; benefits with mulch layer for a cool root environment; water in dry periods.
Ornamental Characteristics: Shiny dark green leaves change to clear yellow fall color; pendulous fragrant flowers in June; fuzzy rounded nutlet attached to papery bract.
Use in the Landscape: Excellent shade tree for lawns, street or parkway tree.
Butterfly Caterpillar/larval Host: Question Mark
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