Tilia cordata – Greenspire™ / PNI6025
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Pyramidal when young, becoming symmetrical with a narrow oval canopy. Grows with a strong leader.
FOLIAGE: Small heart shaped leaves are glossy and dark green, changing to yellow in autumn.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Delicate, small creamy flowers hang in drooping clusters having a spicy fragrance, flowering in late spring to early summer.
BARK: Grey brown and ridged
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
DESCRIPTION: A magnificent form of Tilia, Greenspire is a well formed, vigorous tree with a strong central leader. It has good potential for use as a street and city tree as well as in parks, gardens and golf courses.
LANDSCAPE USES: Street tree, feature, shade tree
TOLERANCES: Tolerant of coastal conditions. Prefers warm temperate to cold climates and moist, well drained fertile soil.
TREE CARE: May require summer water in dry conditions. Pruning is not generally required to maintain shape. Aphids may occasionally be a problem, but are generally not detrimental to the tree. May take time to recover after transplanting.