Linden – American Basswood (Tilia americana)

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The queen of honey plants. Produces large quantities of water-white honey
with a minty flavor. Bee populations are peaking when this tree flowers,
creating the opportunity for major honey crops. The flowers hang down,
preventing dilution of the nectar after summer rains. Produces a crop
3 of 5 years.

Flower Color: White
Zones: 3-8
Growth Habit: Tree
Height: 60-80′
Spread: 40-60′
Light Needs: Sun, part shade
Flowering Season: Late June, Early July
Landscape Value: 3 of 5
Naturalizing Value: 5 of 5
Pollen Value: 3 of 5
Nectar Value: 5 of 5
Water Requirements: medium
Native: Yes
Invasive: No

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2 Gallon, 3 Gallon