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weeping silver linden, pendant silver linden

Tilia petiolaris

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This tall, deciuous tree has weeping branches rather than a weeping habit. The backs of its dark green leaves are fuzzy and white, turning the tree silver in a breeze. It grows to 70 feet tall and 40 feet wide. This is a tough tree with hanging clusters of small, pale yellow, fragrant flowers in summer.

CareProvide full sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil in USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 9.

Propagation 

Problems Various cankers, rots, leaf spots, and insects may occasionally appear.

  • Genus : Tilia
  • Plant Height : 30 feet or more
  • Plant Width : 30 feet or more
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
  • Plant Type : Trees
  • Flower Color : Yellow
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