Silver Linden, Silver Lime Tilia tomentosa

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Botanical Name:

Tilia tomentosa

Family:

Tiliaceae

Genus:

Tilia

Species:

tomentosa

Common Name:

Silver Linden, Silver Lime

Seeds Per Pound:
5,902
Quantity:
45.32 lb
Avg Count Packet:
25
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
60-110 feet
Collection Locale:
Hungary
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5


In Stock: 45.32 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
$3.95
1 oz
$9.57
1 lb
$44.50
1 kg
$78.03
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 90 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Spring sowing of unstratified seed will produce germination the next spring.
In a Nutshell:
* Tilia tomentosa ( Silver Lime in the UK and Silver Linden in the US) is a species of Tilia native to southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia , from Hungary and the Balkans east to western Turkey , occurring at moderate altitudes. more...
* "One of my favorite shade trees" (Dirr) It has a shining dark green leaf upper surface with an appealing silvery under surface that is visible when the wind blows. With smooth light gray bark, resembling beech, it has yellow-white flowers in late June. It is a good street tree and lawn tree that is tolerant of drought. It is native to southeast Europe and western Asia.
* The dried leaves are sometimes used as an adulterant for marjoram (Origanum majorana). more...