Plant Library

Basswood Greenspire Linden

Common Name: Basswood

Botanical Name: Tilia cordata Greenspire

Variety: Greenspire Linden

Blossom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Jun

Zone: 3 to 7

Exposure: Sun to Part Sun

Mature Height: 50'

Mature Width: 35-45'

Notes: Greenspire� linden is also known as the little leaf Linden. Strong, spire-like shape and fragrant yellow flowers in early summer when few trees bloom. It is low-maintenance, adaptable, and makes an excellent lawn or street specimen. Greenspire linden has dark green foliage throughout the season, outstanding gold in fall.