Plant Library

Basswood American Linden

Common Name: Basswood

Botanical Name: Tilia americana

Variety: American Linden

Blossom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Zone: 3 to 7

Exposure: Sun to Part Sun

Mature Height: 60'

Mature Width: 50'

Notes: A variety prized for its pyramidal shape throughout its life. A valuable shade tree for street planting. Largest leaves of the lindens. Dense foliage is glossy green with bright yellow fall color. Fragrant yellow flowers in summer. Clean habit.