Tilia americana

Basswood

The Basswood has large, heart-shaped leaves and lovely spring flowers. Will grow in moist or dry soil, but good drainage is important, and will grow more quickly in full sun.

We stock the standard “Basswood (Tilia americana)” as well as the “Boulevard Linden (Tilia americana ‘Boulevard’) which is a much narrower cultivar of the Basswood with a spread of 26′ vs. the basswoods 40′.

Height x Width (feet): 60 x 40

Sun Requirements: Basswood is tolerant of shade, but grows more quickly in full sun.

Water Requirements: Handles dry to moist conditions

Urban Friendliness: Excellent