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Large Leaf Linden vs Siberian Elm

Tilia platyphyllos

Ulmus pumila

Large Leaf Linden
Siberian Elm

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.

Siberian Elm is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree. It has a similar form to American Elm, but smaller, with a more pyramidal habit and shorter lifespan. It is also more resistant to Dutch Elm disease and is very salt tolerant.

Siberian Elm was grown as shelterbelts in the prairies after the Dustbowl disasters, where its rapid growth and tolerance for drought and cold initially made it a great success. It is an excellent shade tree.

LARGE LEAF LINDEN QUICK FACTS

SIBERIAN ELM QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2b
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Height: 20 m (66 ft)
Spread: 15 m (49 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: yellow
Fall colour: bright yellow
Flowers: yellow-white in clusters
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high


In row spacing: 2.4 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)





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