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Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata'

Cut-leaved Linden

Linden

Comments

A stately shade tree with large, deep green foliage that is deeply divided, appearing shredded; a broad, pyramidal habit of growth, a nice, tidy and low maintenance tree that is very adaptable

Description

A stately shade tree with large, deep green foliage that is deeply divided, appearing shredded; a broad, pyramidal habit of growth, a nice, tidy and low maintenance tree that is very adaptable

Landscape Attributes

Cut-leaved Linden is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Cut-leaved Linden is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Shade

Planting & Growing

Cut-leaved Linden will grow to be about 60 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 50 feet. It has a high canopy with a typical clearance of 6 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. As it matures, the lower branches of this tree can be strategically removed to create a high enough canopy to support unobstructed human traffic underneath. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 70 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

60 feet

50 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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