Tilia cordata (Littleleaf Linden) is a deciduous tree belonging to the Tiliaceae family. Littleleaf Linden is a medium-sized tree that typically grows to a height of 15 to 25 meters (49 to 82 feet). It has a pyramidal or rounded crown and a straight trunk. The foliage consists of heart-shaped leaves that are smaller in size compared to other linden species, typically measuring 3 to 8 centimeters (1.2 to 3.1 inches) in length. The leaves are dark green and have serrated edges. In summer, the tree produces fragrant, yellowish-white flowers that are clustered together.
Native Habitat: Littleleaf Linden is native to Europe, specifically regions such as Central and Eastern Europe. It is also cultivated in other parts of the world as an ornamental tree. Cultivation: Littleleaf Linden is cultivated as an ornamental tree in gardens, parks, and urban landscapes. It is valued for its attractive foliage, fragrant flowers, and shade-providing qualities. It prefers well-drained soils and full sun to partial shade.
Botanical Name : Tilia cordata
Common Name : Littleleaf Linden
Height : 50-80 ft
Spread : 20 – 50 ft
Germination Info : Germination info: Seed requires 90 days warm stratification followed by 90 cold
Hardiness zone : 3-7
Other info : Germination Range: 20-30%
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 563