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Large Leaf Linden vs Water Birch (Red Birch)

Tilia platyphyllos

Betula occidentalis

Large Leaf Linden
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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.

Water Birch, also known as Red Birch, is a waterside plant native to western North America. This multi-stemmed species is ideal for wetlands. It tolerates being planted in heavy clay and wet soil conditions.

This tree grows small enough for yards with limited space.

It is an attractive ornamental with reddish non-peeling bark.

LARGE LEAF LINDEN QUICK FACTS

WATER BIRCH (RED BIRCH) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 4a
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Spread: 15 m (49 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fuzz/fluff: no
Catkins: yes
Flowers: yellow-white in clusters
Bark: non-peeling, shiny, reddish brown and marked with white horizontal streaks
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
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