Basswood is a large shade tolerant deciduous tree, the fruits are eaten by birds and small mammals. Basswood is a prolific nectar producer and pollination by honeybees results in a choice grade of honey.*
Sold as a 3-4 ft. bare root transplant.
Growth Rate: Moderate (6-12”/yr.)
Soils: Sand, Loam
Moisture: Dry to Moist
Shade Tolerance: Full Sun to Full Shade
Mature Height: 55-70 ft.
Deer Damage Potential: Medium
Uses: Naturalizing, Reforestation, Shade, Wildlife, Pollinators