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.
Large tree with a nice rounded head. Heart shaped leathery leaves, glossy dark green above and pale green beneath. Summer flowers ivory coloured and sweetly scented. A very popular avenue tree in Europe. If you've got the space then this is the tree to adequately fill it! Deciduous.
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.