Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling' - Blue Heron Nursery

Tilia tomentosa ‘Sterling’

Sterling Silver Linden

This is a broadly pyramidal tree. The glossy leaves have dark green on top with silvery-white underneath, giving it a shimmering effect with each breeze. The early summer blooms are fragrant, showy and attrative to bees. The fall color is a clean yellow, contrasting with the white underside of the leaf. It is tolerant of heat, drought and urban conditions. It prefers full sun and a well-drained soil. Useful as a shade tree, in the lawn or as a street tree.

  • Common Name: Sterling Silver Linden
  • Height: 50' tall
  • Spread: 35' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 4 - 7

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