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American Elm vs Large Leaf Linden

Ulmus americana

Tilia platyphyllos

American Elm
Large Leaf Linden

American Elm is fast growing, tall tree with a recognizable and pleasing shape.

It's well suited for urban environments because of its non-invasive roots and ability to grow on harsh sites (quite salt tolerant). American Elm develops a wide, dense canopy that provides shade for many city streets around North America.

Large Leaf Linden is a tall, deciduous tree native to Europe. Large Leaf Linden features oblong leaves that turn from yellow-green to brilliant yellow in the fall. Large Leaf Linden is ideal as a shade or ornamental tree in a larger yard.

AMERICAN ELM QUICK FACTS

LARGE LEAF LINDEN QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Spread: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 15 m (49 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: bright yellow
Fall colour: yellow
Flowers: yellow-white in clusters
Bark: dark, ashy gray with ridges
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: up to 200 years
Life span: medium
Suckering: medium
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium







Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes