Area of origin:Asia Minor in temperate zone
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 35 m (114,8'), width up to 15 m (49,2').
Foliage: Deciduous, dark green on top and white underneath.
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -28°C.
Exposure: Shade to full sun.
Properties and uses:
This beautiful ornamental tree has leaves whose appearance changes. Frequently used throughout parks and gardens and in towns and cities. The pale yellow fragranced flowers open from the end of spring to the beginning of summer. The fruits in the shape of pale green capsules add even more character to this magnificent tree.
List of Limes:
• Large-Leaved Lime (Tilia platyphyllos), blossoms end of spring, pale yellow flowers.
• Mongolian Lime (Tilia mongolica), vine shaped leaf, serrated foliage, reddish in spring, white flowers.
• Small-Leaved Lime (Tilia cordata), blossom in summer, yellow flowers, dislikes chalky soil.