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American Linden
Catalogue A# 2018-NA  WW6
GPS 45D 44' 10" N / 108D 37' 2" W

This specimen is non-accessioned. More information and photos are forthcoming.

Location: Waterways south pathway on corner

Number in accession: 1

This 25 inch American Linden provides overall benefits of: $75 every year. 

Botanical name: Tilia platyphyllos
All Common Names: big-leaved linden, bigleaf linden
Family (English): Linden
Family (Botanic): Tiliaceae
        Planting Site: Residential and parks, City parkway, Wide median
        Tree or Plant Type: Tree
        Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
        Native Locale: Non-native
        Landscape Uses: Parkway/street, Shade tree, Specimen
        Size Range: Large tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height: 60-80 feet
Mature Width: 50-60 feet
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
        Soil Preference: Alkaline soil, Moist, well-drained soil
        Acid Soils: Tolerant
        Alkaline Soils: Prefers
        Salt Spray: Tolerant
        Soil Salt: Intolerant
        Drought Conditions: Intolerant
        Poor Drainage: Intolerant
        Planting Considerations: May be difficult to find in nurseries
        Ornamental Interest: Spring blossoms, Fragrant flowers
        Season of Interest: Early summer
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Fragrant, Yellow
        Shape or Form: Pyramidal, Round
        Growth Rate: Moderate
        Transplants Well: Yes
        Wildlife: Insect pollinators


Like other lindens, American linden produces clusters of very fragrant flowers in early summer. It has an attractive form and can be used as a street tree. This species may be difficult to find in nurseries.

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