A silver linden
The leaf of a silver linden
|The fruit of a silver linden
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
Silver Linden has dark green glossy foliage with silvery lower surfaces. It tolerates heat and drought. The fall color is yellow.
'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.