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CRIMEAN LINDEN
Tilia × euchlora

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Photo Locations: Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA and Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT

General Notes

Good park tree.

Has fragrant Flower.

Native to North America.

Family: Tiliaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a High Canopy.

Oval, Rounded or Umbrella Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 50 feet.

Width: 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Ovate, Glossy Medium Green, Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant Yellow or White. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Gray or Mostly Green Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall.

Bark Dark Gray or Light Gray, Furrowed or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 17.

USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Root Rot, Sooty Mold and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds and Bees.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Tilia × euchlora Tree Record." 1995-2017. Oct 20, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/tilia-×-euchlora >

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