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Tilia Cordata (Small-Leaved Lime)

Tilia Cordata (Small-Leaved Lime)

Splendid native tree with rounded habit

A native to the British Isles, this lime forms a handsome, round-headed tree with glossy, dark green leaves. In midsummer, tiny ivory-coloured flowers are produced which are sweetly scented and very attractive to bees. It is a large tree that is more suitable for growing as a specimen tree or in an avenue.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July
  • Flower colour: ivory
  • Other Features: supports a variety of wildlife
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
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