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American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.)

American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) Basics

Grows LikeTree
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU

American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialYes
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureMedium
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateModerate
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)60
Height Mature feet130
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceMedium
Frost Free Days (Minimum)80
pH Minimum4.5
pH Maximum7.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)300
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)800
Precipitation Minimum21
Precipitation Maximum45
Root Depth (Minimum inches)30
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-38

American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound4765
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateSlow

American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductLow
Lumber ProductYes
Naval Store ProductYes
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.)

American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) grows like a Tree. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is an Perennial. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Native to U.S.. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU. Spring and Summer is when American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is actively growing. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not an allelopath. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a High C:N Ratio. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a coppice potential of Yes. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is fall conspicuous. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a Yellow colored flower. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a Porous foliage porosity. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a Medium foliage texture. Seeds of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) are Brown. Seeds of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) are No conspicuous. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Moderate. The maximum height of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) at 20 years is 60 feet. The mature height of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is 130 feet. The lifespan of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Moderate. The shape and orientation of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Erect. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is adapted to coarse textured soils. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not adapted to fine textured soils. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Low. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Medium. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) requires a minimum of 80 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is 4.5. The maximum pH of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is 7.5. The minimum planting density per acre of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is 300. The maximum planting density per acre of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is 800. The minimum Precipitation that American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) requires is 21. The maximum Precipitation that American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) can handle is 45. The minimum root depth of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is 30 inches. The salininty tolerance of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is None. The shade tolerance of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) requires is -38. The bloom period of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Late Spring. The commerical availability of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is High. The fruit seed period of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) begins Summer. The fruit seed period of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is No. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is propagated by bare roots. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is propagated by bulbs. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is propagated by container. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not propagated by corms. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not propagated by cuttings. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is propagated by seed. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not propagated by sod. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not propagated by sprig. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not propagated by tubers. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) can generally yield 4765 seeds per pound of seeds. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a Moderate seed spread rate. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a Medium seedling vigor. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a Medium seedling vigor. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) does not have a small grain. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) has a Slow vegatative spread rate. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) does not have a berry/nut seed product. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not viable as a Christmas Tree. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) does not make a good fodder product. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) does not make a good fuel wood product. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) makes a good lumber product. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) makes a good naval store product. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not palatable to browse animals. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is not palatable to humans. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) does not make a pulpwood product. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) does not make a veneer product. American Basswood (Tilia Americana L.) is of the category, Dicot.
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