Redmond American Linden

Tilia americana ‘Redmond’
40-60 feet high x 20-35 feet wide
Pyramidal shape
Zone 4
Full Sun

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This is a linden selection with large, dark green leaves that turn a brilliant yellow in autumn with attractive cherry brown bark that contrasts nicely in the winter landscape. Small yellow flower clusters appear in June, not really noticeable but their incredible sweet fragrance is! An ideal tree for a traditional landscape as its water needs are similar to a Kentucky Bluegrass lawn. Voted 2000 urban tree of the year by the Society of Municipal Arborists.

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Throughout this site, the following are used as guidelines for watering established plants:

water_drops_icon  These truly xeric plants can live with our 12 inches of natural annual precipitation and only need a winter watering during a multi-year drought, but they will thrive with a monthly watering. Overwatering will kill some of these.
water_drops_iconwater_drops_icon  These plants are adapted to intermittent deep watering with soil drying to a depth of a few inches between waterings. Watering frequency may be every couple of weeks during the active growing season and maybe only one winter watering for optimal care.
water_drops_iconwater_drops_iconwater_drops_icon  These plants need regular watering somewhat like a bluegrass lawn so that they never dry to depth in the root system during the active growing season, and need occasional winter watering to prevent root dessication and resultant plant death.

About sizes of our plants:

Sizes indicated with a # are roughly the equivalent in gallonage; so a #2 is about a 2 gallon pot size; b&b stands for balled and burlapped.