silver linden - Tiliaceae Tilia tomentosa

Foliage

silver linden Foliage

Bark

silver linden Bark

Bud

silver linden Bud

Twig

silver linden Twig

Flower

silver linden Flower
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Taxonomy

FamilyTiliaceae
GenusTilia
Speciestomentosa
Common Namesilver linden
iTree CodeTITO

Plant Form

Formovoid canopy
Height70 feet
Spread35 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

Foliagetwo to five inches long and about that wide, simple leaves with a dark green top side and a lighter, fuzzy bottom sideLeaf Type Information IconSimple
Needles0
BarkYoung bark is light gray and smooth, older bark is ridged and furrowed and has a gray-brown color
Budabout .25 inches long, green-red-brown in color, covered in small hairsBud Arrangement Information IconAlternate
TwigShort stems covered in soft white hair
FlowerLate June to early July, yellowish white flowers with that are fragrant
Fruitegg-shaped, about 1/3 to 3/8 inches long, white pubescent
Fall Coloryellow

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min4aMin-99.0SoilUnknown
Max7bMax-99.0SprayUnknown

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
UnknownUnknownUnknown

Species Status

Nebraska Native
U.S. Native
Region of OriginCanada