tilia tormentosa

Sterling Silver Linden

tilia tormentosa - sterling silver linden tree
This Linden variety has a dense, broad oval habit. Pollinators and hummingbirds love their fragrant summer flowers. Tooth shaped leaves are glossy green above and silvery white underneath. Their shimmering effect is easily noticeable with a little breeze. Blossoms are followed by nutlets, which ripen in late summer. They are beautiful shade, street, or lawn trees.

Height: 50′ – 70′

Width: 30′ – 50′

Exposure: Full sun.

Fruit / Flower: Nutlett. Yellow.

Fall Color: Green pale yellow.

Water: Average medium moisture. Prefers moist, fertile, well-drained soils.

Fertilizer: Use a general fertilizer like 10-10-10 once a year.

Pruning: Little to none is required especially as the tree matures. When establishing, prune away branches that are crossed or rubbing.

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