Native to: Europe Crown: Compact pyramidal Height: 35 - 40 feet Width: 20 feet Growth Rate: Moderate
Characteristics: This tree exhibits clusters of small, fragrant, greenish-yellow spring flowers and yellow fall foliage. It is suitable for all soils and tolerates pollution. It responds well to thorough pruning.
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: DeGroot Linden is a good shade tree for tough urban conditions. It has a dense branching structure. It is a good substitute for Greenspire, #49, Glenleven, #51, Rancho, #52, and other cultivars of Little-Leaf Lindens.