- Beautiful shade tree
- Light gray smooth bark
- Radiant green leaves with shimmering silver beneath
- Fragrant clusters of yellow-white flowers
- Grows 50' to 70'; with 25' to 35' spread
- Zones 4 to 7
- Can't ship to: AK, AZ, HI
Zones 4 - 7
The Silver Linden can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.VIEW MAP
The Silver Linden falls into the following type(s): Ornamental Trees, Shade Trees
50' - 70' High
The Silver Linden grows to be 50' - 70' feet in height.
25' - 35' Spread
The Silver Linden has a spread of about 25' - 35' at full maturity.
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. [More about this.]
This linden does well in full sun.
The Silver Linden grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, sandy, well drained, wide range, clay soils.
This linden has oval, pyramidal, rounded shape.
This attractive shade tree has eye-catching foliage, especially when viewed from underneath the silvery leaves in the summer. It is one of the more rapid growing shade trees. Popular as a city tree, it has good heat and drought resistance and few pests.
Silver linden flowers are highly attractive to bees.
A native of Europe and western Asia, the Silver Linden was introduced to America in 1767. In France, the blossoms of the Linden tree are used to make a popular tea known as "Tilleul".
Prefers moist soil conditions but has moderate drought resistance.
This tree's leaves alternate, simple, 3 to 4 inches long. Dark green on top with silver underside and yellow autumn color.
Yellow-white flowers with a pleasant fragrance. Very attractive to bees.
Late June to early July..
The fruit is oval, 1/3 inch diameter, tan color.
Beautiful shade tree with light gray, smooth bark and leaves that are a dark, radiant green on top, shimmering silver beneath. Extremely fragrant clusters of yellow-white flowers bloom in late June to early July. Pollution tolerant. Likes moist, well-drained alkaline soil and full sun. Grows 50 to 70' with a 25 to 35' spread. (Zones 4-7)
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The benefits of bare-root trees
Our trees are delivered with natural bare roots which have been dipped in hydrating gel prior to shipment to keep the roots moist and healthy. As their abundant, fibrous roots aren't confined by a container, bare-root trees get off to a more vigorous start compared to containerized roots which typically need more time to adjust to transplanting. Bare-root trees typically surpass the size of larger containerized trees in only a few years.