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Zones: 4 to 8
Mature Height: 70 feet
Mature Spread: 40 feet
The Littleleaf Linden makes a good lawn or street tree. Small shiny dark green leaves are lopsided and heart-shaped. The last of the lindens to bloom. Produces small yellow flowers in midsummer. Yellow fall colour. Upright, densely branched rounded crown when mature. The perfect street tree!
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Littleleaf Linden has a moderate growth rate. It grows up to 70 feet in height and 40 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 4 to 8. Enjoys full to part sun and moist, fertile, well-drained soil.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Warm stratify for 90 days, cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: Sow seed 1/2 inch deep , tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, cover seedbed with some shade.
Other: Spring sowing of unstratified seed will produce germination the next spring.
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.