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Littleleaf Linden, Small Leaved Lime
Scientific Name: Tilia cordata P. Mill.
Synonym:
Family: Tiliaceae
Littleleaf Linden, Small Leaved Lime (Tilia  cordata)
Tilia cordata, Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee;
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-17
USDA: 4-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Europe

Growth Habits: Small to medium-sized deciduous tree, 30 to 60 feet or more (9-18 m); Gray or brown bark, ridged with shallow furrows; ovate to unequally cordate leaves, 1.6 to 3.6 inches long (4-9 cm), shiny green above

Watering Needs: Regular water, tolerates cities and pollution

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings, cultivar are propagated by bud grafting


Tilia cordata, Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee;

Blooming Habits:
Small pale yellow fragrant flowers, in late spring or early summer, with a narrow persistent leaf-like bract, 2 to 3 inches long (5-7 cm)

Fruiting Habits:


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