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.
Lime. Very large noble tree widely planted in England and Europe. Superb pleached or used in avenue plantings. Will make a fine specimen tree, wherever space permits. Hardy and will grow in all types of soils and situations. Fragrant flowers in summer followed by berries. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.
Flower Colour: Cream Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 20m x 10m