Summer Sprite® littleleaf linden (Tilia cordata 'Halka')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Summer Sprite® littleleaf linden
Summer Sprite® littleleaf linden
Summer Sprite® littleleaf linden (Tilia cordata 'Halka')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3b
Mature Height Mature Height
16 to 20 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
8 to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a large, shade tree, but this cultivar is a smaller tree; dense, narrow, pyramidal form; 16-20’ tall; 8-10’ wide; slow grower; smaller leaves; shorter internodes; yellow fall color; full sun; prefers a deep, fertile soil, pH adaptable; intolerant to poorly-drained, compacted soil; sensitive to road salt, but is urban and air pollution tolerant; susceptible to linden borer; native to Europe; hardy to zone 3b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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