Tilia, aka Linden tree, is a medium to large tree with a wide growth habit. Although no relation to a fruiting Lime, they are sometimes called The Lime Tree or Small-leaved Limes.
This handsome trees has an open canopy and allows dappled sunlight and shade to filter through to plants growing beneath it. The fragrant cup-shaped flowers appear mostly in summer the bark is smooth and silvery gray; the fruit is dry and nut-like. Some species have colourful winter shoots.
Tilias are easy to grow, requiring minimal care, they are a perfect specimen tree and show well when planted along a wide driveway, or lining streets and avenues.
European Lime. A popular park/street tree as it makes such a handsome specimen with a rounded crown and good clean trunk. Fragrant flowers appear in summer, these are often used as a herbal preparation for colds and bronchial conditions. Tough and hardy, suitable for pleaching. Deciduous.
Colour: Cream Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 20m x 15m
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