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Tilia cordata
Tilia cordata

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Zone
Zones 1-17, 32-43
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Tilia x euchlora

Crimean Linden
Tiliaceae
Deciduous, Trees

TILIA

Dense trees with stately good looks and moderate growth rate. All have irregularly heart-shaped leaves and small, fragrant, yellowish-white flowers in drooping clusters in late spring, early summer. Flowers develop into nutlets, each with an attached papery bract. In cold-winter areas, fall color varies from negligible to good yellow. 

Best in deep, rich, moist soil. Young trees need shaping, older ones only corrective pruning. Aphids can cause honeydew, which drips disagreeably and encourages sooty mold.

Tilia x euchlora

Hybrid derived from T. cordata. Grows to 25–35 ft. (perhaps eventually to 50 ft.) tall and almost as wide. Slightly pendulous branches. Rich glossy green leaves have paler undersides and reach 2–4 in. long and wide. Casts more open shade than T. cordata.

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