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Basswood (American Linden)

Basswood (American Linden)

Basswood (American Linden)

Tilia americana


Basswood, also known as American Linden, provides shade and fragrant flowers with characteristically attractive leaves and branching.

It typically has a large uniformly round crown with a straight branch free trunk.

Basswood is typically found along streams and lakes or at the bottom of slopes where the ground is moist.


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Zone: 3a
Height: 33 m (110 ft)
Spread: 12 m (40 ft)
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Flowers: mid-June to mid-july creamy yellow, fragant
Growth rate: medium
Life span: long
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high

Other names: american linden

Tags: Accent Trees, All Items, Linden, Native Manitoba Plants, Native New Brunswick Plants, Native North America Plants, Native Ontario Plants, Native Quebec Plants, Ornamental Trees

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