European lindens (Tilia x europaea) are deciduous, broadleaf, perennial hybrid trees that grow widely throughout Europe and the United States. Also called European lime, common lime and common linden, these trees are a naturally occurring cross between bigleaf (Tilia platyphyllos) and littleleaf (Tilia cordata) lindens. European Linden: Full Tree - Click for larger image. Family: Tiliaceae; Large-sized tree; Pyramid-shaped crown; Reaches height around 21m (70'); Hybrid tree of Littleleaf Linden (Tilia cordata) and Bigleaf Linden (Tilia platphyllos).
The European Linden tree, also known as Tilia x europaea and the common lime tree, is a deciduous plant that is part of the Tiliaceae family. The trees originate in Europe, as the name indicates, although they are commonly cultivated throughout the United States. The European Linden tree is especially. The linden tree can be found in large parts of Central and Southern Europe, from the Iberian peninsula to the Black Sea. In ancient Greece and Rome, this tree was a symbol of friendship and tender, faithful love, and many European peoples, especially those of Slavic origin, elevated the linden tree to a ritual tree that.