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PALELEAF EUROPEAN LINDEN
Tilia europaea 'Pallida'

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Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL

General Notes

A hybrid between Tilia cordata × Tilia platyphyllos.

Good park tree.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Tiliaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect with a High Canopy.

Conical or Umbrella Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 100 feet.

Width: 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Ovate, Dark Green, Bronze or 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 Brown or Light Green, Fissured.

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 4 - 7.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

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

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Tilia europaea 'Pallida' Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jul 23, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/tilia-europaea-pallida >

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