Species: Tilia tomentosa
Found on Course Walks
Map of plant locations
A few cultivars are available for this superior species and it is likely that more will be developed in the future. Several cultivars available in Europe are not yet found in the US.'Brabant', 'Chelsea Sentinel', 'Green Mountain', 'Hungary Globe', 'Petiolaris', 'Sashazam', 'Sterling Silver'
Tree > 30 feet
60' - 80'
Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
tolerates drought and heat better than T. cordata
Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below
less susceptible to Japanese beetles than other lindens
Bare Root Transplanting
native to southeastern Europe, western Asia; transplant in spring; slower to recover from transplanting than other lindens
Moisture Tolerance Graphic
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