Boulevard Linden

Tilia americana 'Boulevard'

Boulevard Linden

$357.00$616.00

$357.00$616.00

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Height : 60 feet
Spread: 30 feet
Sunlight: full sun
Water Usage: dry to moist
Landscape Use: Shade, Vertical Accent
Flower Color: Butter
Bloom Period:In Early Summer
Foliage Type: deciduous
Foliage Color: Green
Deer Resistant?: No

Quick Description
A stunning shade tree with a strongly upright pyramidal form, clean habit and fragrant yellow flowers in early summer, will eventually grow quite large; very adaptable and low maintenance, an excellent shade or street tree
Other Names: Basswood, American Linden

What Makes it Special?
Boulevard Linden is primarily valued in the landscape for its rigidly columnar form. It features subtle clusters of fragrant buttery yellow flowers with tan bracts hanging below the branches in early summer. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The large heart-shaped leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall.


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Landscape Attributes
Boulevard Linden is a dense deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Planting & Growing
Boulevard Linden will grow to be about 60 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 feet. It has a high canopy with a typical clearance of 6 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. As it matures, the lower branches of this tree can be strategically removed to create a high enough canopy to support unobstructed human traffic underneath. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 70 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selection of a native North American species.



Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

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