An excellent shade tree for lawns, streets or wherever a quality tree is desired.
Can be pruned into hedges. Height of mature tree: 60 - 70 ‘. More pyramidal than its American cousin.
Growth: Medium to fast.
Trees will arrive at several central locations for distribution by April 10 at MSU Tollgate. Pickup is preferred, but delivery may be available. You will receive dormant, bare-root trees. They must not dry out or be exposed to heat.
SEMBA assumes no liability after you receive them but will do our best to address your questions. You should plan to have them distributed as bare-root plants no later than two weeks after your receipt, or plant them into plastic or bio-degradable pots. Once potted, they will last for an entire season and can be distributed throughout the year.
Prefers deep, moist, rich soil, but also grows in dry, heavy soil. Requires full sun.
Flowers: Very fragrant, usually late June. Earlier than the American Basswood.
Blooms almost yearly, and at a younger age than the American Basswood.
Other Info: Native to Europe but not considered invasive. Planted as a shade tree for thousands of years.
Susceptible to Japanese beetles.