Philly Tree Map

Tree Key > Leaves > Simple > Toothed Edge > Tiny Flower
Silver Linden
Tilia tomentosa
Distinguishing Features: Young stems, buds and leaf undersides are fuzzy
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: Typically growing to 50-70 feet (less frequently to 100 feet) tall with upright branching and a broad-columnar habit
  • Leaf: Simple leaves, alternate leaf arrangement, suborbicular, 2 to 5 inches long, equally as wide, cordate leaf base, sharp, doubly serrated margins, dark green leaf color, yellow or yellow-green in autumn
  • Flower: Light yellow or creamy colored individual flowers in loose drooping clusters, 7 to 10 flowers
  • Bark: Light gray bark color, smooth
  • Fruit or Seed: Small round nutlet 0.2 to 0.3 inch in diameter, egg-shaped and pointed, white color, somewhat warty
  • Other: