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Large Leaf Linden vs River Birch

Tilia platyphyllos

Betula nigra

Large Leaf Linden
River Birch

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.

River Birch has beautiful, peeling, brown bark that reveals camel-colored and pink beneath. It is more borer resistant than white bark birches, which makes it a much longer-lived landscape tree.

LARGE LEAF LINDEN QUICK FACTS

RIVER BIRCH QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 1a
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Spread: 15 m (49 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: yellow
Fall colour: yellow
Flowers: yellow-white in clusters
Bark: dark gray-brown or pinkish-brown and scaly
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium







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