Tilia cordata 'Greenspire'
Native to: EuropeCrown: Moderately pyramidalHeight: 45 feetWidth: 30 feetGrowth Rate: Moderate to fast
Characteristics: This tree has fragrant spring flowers of pale yellow and yellow fall foliage. This is one of the hardiest Lindens.
Negative Features: Occasionally susceptible to aphids and scale that can cause honeydew drip and sooty mold problems. Surface roots can cause problems with sidewalks.
Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterials, collector, and residential streets. Suitable for planting along boulevards.
Comments: Greenspire is a good shade tree for tough urban conditions. It is a good substitute for Glenleven, #51, Rancho, #52, DeGroot, #54, and other cultivars of Little-Leaf Lindens.