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Large Leaf Linden vs Green Alder

Tilia platyphyllos

Alnus crispa

Large Leaf Linden
Green Alder

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.

Green Alder is a cold hardy, native shrub. It is often planted on infertile sites so it can fix nitrogen from the air and improve the soil.

Green Alder is known for its smooth grey bark and attractive shiny green leaves; it is commonly used in reclamation.

LARGE LEAF LINDEN QUICK FACTS

GREEN ALDER QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 1a
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Spread: 15 m (49 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: yellow
Fall colour: yellow
Flowers: yellow-white in clusters
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: 50 years
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium


In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)





Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no