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Little Leaf Linden vs Ussurian Pear

Tilia cordata

Pyrus ussuriensis

Little Leaf Linden
Ussurian Pear

Littleleaf Linden is a large, deciduous shade tree. Its unique, heart-shaped leaves have fine teeth on the margins and are much smaller than those of the Big Leaf Linden.

Its small, fragrant yellow-green flowers are said to have medicinal properties and can also be used to make honey. Littleleaf Linden is a great choice for a boulevard or large lot.

Ussurian Pear is the most cold hardy of all pear species.

This self-pollinating pear bears white flowers in the spring and has good fall colour, making it an exceptional ornamental addition to any garden.

Note: the fruit produced by this pear is rather mealy and not a choice edible. It is primarily grown for its attractive flowers and pollination of other pear varieties, or as cold hardy rootstock.

LITTLE LEAF LINDEN QUICK FACTS

USSURIAN PEAR QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Height: 10 m (33 ft)
Spread: 10 m (33 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: yellow
Fall colour: burgundy
Berries: yellow fruit (low quality, self pollinating)
Flowers: yellow flowers in spring, very fragrant
Flowers: white flowers in spring
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high







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