American Linden or American Basswood
The American Linden tree can reach heights of 60 to 80 feet. The American Linden tree is often found in the wild on the slopes of hills and in rocky areas. The American Linden is a native tree found mainly in the woods, in rich coves, along streams and in floodplain soils. An excellent tree for parks, golf courses and other large areas.
Soil Type: Prefers deep, moist, fertile soils but will grow on drier, heavier soils. Full sun or partial shade.
Growth Rate: Medium, 20 to 30 feet over a 20 year period.
Zones: 3 to 8
Stratification Requirement: 90 days in cold moist storage at 34-38 degrees.