May 12, 2006
Greenspire Linden
Shades the front of the house all summer.

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Greenspire Linden
Journal
Growth Chart
Detailed Facts
Julie's Trees




Facts at a Glance
Tilia cordata -
'Greenspire'

Cultivar of
littleleaf linden

Planted June 1997
Planting height: 12'
Planting trunk: 2"

2006 Update
9-yr height: 30'
9-yr trunk: 26"

Mature Height: 40 to 50'
Spread: 35 to 45'
Growth rate: Medium
Form: Pyramidal to oval
Flowers: Yellow, fragrant
Fall color: Yellow
Hardiness zone: 4 - 7
Culture: Sun, light shade

Best feature:
Shape, fragrance

Worst problem:
Dense branches

Do over? Yes

Funny Thing About Trees in Winter

Linden: Still Going, but Not Gone

First Sign of Fall

Confessions of the Crazy Tree Lady: Part 1

Nervously Bringing Air to the Linden Tree

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GREENSPIRE LINDEN GROWTH CHART

Photographs and text by Julie Walton Shaver

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June 1997: Our dog, Jesse, looked on longingly
as we dug the hole in the front yard on planting day.
(Note: We later made the hole wider than the picture shows!)

The Greenspire Linden growth chart,
also known as "Honey, I Shrunk the House."

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June 1998

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June 2002

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Sept. 2003

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June 2004

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May 2006

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September 2008


See Julie's Greenspire Linden Journal
For Julie's detailed comments, see the Greenspire Linden fact page
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