Name: American Linden, Basswood Tree Scientific Name: Tilia americana Hardiness zone: 2 through 8 Plant height: 50-80 feet Light requirements: full sun to part shade Soil & water preferences grow well in well-drained loams.
Growing Instructions: 1. Scarification: Soak in hot tap water and let it sit in water for 24hrs 2. stratification: cold stratify for 90days. Check every two weeks to make sure seeds are moist and that seeds are not molding. if there is a sign of mold, seeds should be soaked in 3:2 parts of water: bleach then rinsed with clean water and put back into cold stratification. 3. germination: sow seeds 1/4" deep in the soil, tamp the soil & mulch the seedbed.