Area of origin:
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 30m (98,4'), width up to 20m
Soil Type: Prefers rich deep and fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to -28°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
This beautiful ornamental tree can be found throughout parks and
gardens, planted in avenues or alone. It provides shade and
scent in the summer. The bees prefer the bright yellow flowers
to those of the small leaved lime. They are also used in
infusions. The leaves can measure up to 15cm.
Mongolian Lime (Tilia mongolica),
vine shaped leaf, serrated foliage, reddish in spring, white flowers.
Silver Lime (Tilia tomentosa),
silvery underside foliage, blossoms in June and July, pale yellow flowers
Small-Leaved Lime (Tilia cordata),
blossom in summer, yellow flowers, dislikes chalky soil