Silver Linden

Silver Linden Tilia tomentosa

Average Shipping Height: 2' - 3'
Item #3120
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The Silver Linden grows in zones 4-7.
Looking for an attractive and functional addition to your landscape? The silver linden may be your answer. This beautiful shade tree features smooth, light gray bark, fragrant clusters of yellow-white flowers, and yellow autumn color. But the leaves are the real stand-out element—dark, radiant green on top and shimmering silver beneath. In even the slightest breeze, the canopy appears to shimmer.

  • Features radiant green leaves with shimmering silver beneath and light gray smooth bark
  • Produces fragrant clusters of yellow-white flowers
  • Offers great shade due to a dense crown
  • Will be delivered at a height of 2'–3'

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Sun Preference

Full Sun,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Drought-tolerant, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

Silver linden flowers are highly attractive to bees.


A native of Europe and western Asia, the Silver Linden was introduced to America in 1767. In France, the blossoms of the Linden tree are used to make a popular tea known as "Tilleul."

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