Tilia cordata 'Greenspire™'

Littleleaf Linden

'PNI 6025'

Tips for Homeowners:

Prune when needed when tree is dormant.

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It is a very tidy and low-maintenance, adaptable tree with outstanding fall foliage.

  • Symmetrical pyramidal habit
  • Good formal appearance in the landscape
  • Dark green foliage
  • Pleasant, fragrant flowers

Makes an excellent tree for the lawn or as a street tree.  Best in eastern and central Kansas.

Height: 60-70 ft
Spread: 25-30 ft
Zone: 3-7
Color: Yellow

Interesting Notes about Littleleaf Linden:

This is a long-lived tree that grows best in full sun, but that is where the demands ends.  It is extremely adaptable to different soil types, pH levels and can tolerate dry or moist conditions and pollution.   The tree blooms when few trees do and will be noticeable due to the pleasant smell.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Specimen
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Fragrant
  • Drought Tolerant

Foliage Color:

  • Gold
  • Green


  • Full Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water