©Jeff McMillian, Almost Eden, United States, Louisiana.
Photo Credit:
©Jeff McMillian, Almost Eden, United States, Louisiana.
Herman, D.E., et al, ND State Soil Conservation Committee, United States, North Dakota
Photo Credit:
Herman, D.E., et al, ND State Soil Conservation Committee, United States, North Dakota

Basswood

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Tilia americana

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

MoistureDry to Moist

Shade Tolerance: Full Sun to Full Shade

Mature Height: 55-70 ft.

Origin: Native

Deer Damage Potential: Medium

Uses: Naturalizing, Reforestation, Shade, Wildlife, Pollinators


USDA Plant Guide