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Silver Linden

A silver linden The leaf of a silver linden The fruit of a silver linden
A silver linden
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The leaf of a silver linden
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The fruit of a silver linden
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Scientific Name: Tilia tomentosa

Hardiness Zones: 4 to 7 
Height: 60 ft Spread: 40 ft Form: pyramidal 
Type: deciduous tree 
Annual Growth Rate: 12 to 18 inches 

Comments
Silver Linden has dark green glossy foliage with silvery lower surfaces. It tolerates heat and drought. The fall color is yellow. 

Cultivars 
'Green Mountain' - A rapid growing cultivar that withstands heat and drought. 

'Princeton' - A pyramidal form becoming more oval with age. 

'Sashazam' (Satin Shadow, TM) - A broadly pyramidal tree reaching a height of 50 feet and a spread of 40 feet. 

'Sterling Silver' - A broadly pyramidal tree reaching a height of 45 feet and a spread of 35 feet. 

References for Cultivars: J. Frank Schmidt and Son 1997, 
Princeton Nurseries 1997, Lake County Nursery 1997, 
Moller's Nursery 1997, Studebaker Nurseries 1998.