53 Sterling Silver Linden

Young, late summer canopy of Sterling Silver Linden.Facts About Sterling Silver Linden

Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling'

Native to: Europe
Crown: Broadly pyramidal
Height: 45 feet
Width: 35 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast

Characteristics: Leaves are a lustrous green on top and frosty silver beneath, changing to yellow in fall. This tree is resistant to Japanese Beetle.

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 arterial, collector, and residential streets. Suitable for planting along boulevards.

Comments: Sterling Silver is a good shade tree for tough urban conditions. It has a more open form than most Lindens.

Engraved sign for Sterling Silver Linden, Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling.'
Sterling Silver Linden heart shaped, late summer green leaves.
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 8 ft.