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TILIA henryana

Commonly known as Lime

A rare tree with huge ovate leaves which have pronounced bristles or teeth. Attractive and unusual flowers in the autumn
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£35.00 each

  • Deciduous - glossy, bright-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long, red-tinged when young and with long, bristle-like teeth.
  • White - creamy white.
  • Height - to 25m (82ft)
  • Spread - to 25m (82ft)
  • Tree - spreading tree. Produces clusters of up to 25 flowers 1.5cm (½in) across.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - avoid very dry conditions and protect from strong winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - one of the last trees to flower. Wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - gall mites on leaves, scale insects on bark, aphids(producing sticky honeydew), honey fungus, Phytophthora root rot.
  • Place of origin - central China.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 25m (82ft)
 

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