Tilia americana – Basswood
A perfect tree for the urban environment. It has large heart-shaped leaves that can provide ample shade. Has an average growing rate and is known to be a reliable tree. Has a pale yellow fall color. Flowers are an important early nectar source for pollinators and can be used for a herbal tea.
Height : 60-80 feet Spread : 30-40 feet
Light : Full sun to part shade Water : Dry to moist
Soil : Sand, loam Zone : 3
Growth Rate : Medium