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Redmond Linden

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Redmond Linden - Tilia americana 'Redmond"


A beautiful shade tree prized for its strongly pyramid-shaped form throughout life, clean habit and fragrant yellow flowers in early summer, more compact than the species, makes a great shade or street tree; very adaptable and low maintenance

Details

Height: 50 feet

Spread: 35 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone: 3b

Other Names: Basswood, American Linden

Ornamental Features:

Redmond Linden has dark green foliage throughout the season. The large heart-shaped leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall. It features subtle clusters of fragrant buttery yellow flowers with tan bracts hanging below the branches in early summer. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The rough gray bark is not particularly outstanding.

Landscape Attributes:

Redmond Linden is a dense deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

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;

  • Insects

Redmond Linden is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Shade

Plant Characteristics:

Redmond Linden will grow to be about 50 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 35 feet. It has a high canopy with a typical clearance of 6 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 70 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution.

This is a selection of a native North American species.

Additional Information

SKU T4105-G