TILIA mongolica

Commonly known as Mongolian lime

Ivy-like leaves, reddish new shoots and leaf stalks. Brilliant yellow autumn colour
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TILIA mongolica

£35.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous
    Glossy, dark-green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long, blue-green beneath and red when young. Rounded to triangular in shape, deeply cut into 3 sharply toothed lobes, often with 2 lateral lobes.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    18m (59ft)
  • Spread
    12m (39ft)
  • Tree
    Rounded tree or tall shrub. Produces clusters of up to 30 flowers 2cm (¾ in) 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 provide shelter from strong winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - gall mites on leaves, scale insects on bark, aphids(producing sticky honeydew), honey fungus, Phytophthora root rot.
  • Place of origin
    Mongolia, northern China.
  • Flower Shape
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Orbicular see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
    will tolerate some acidity.
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
18m (59ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  12m (39ft)

Buy Varieties of TILIA mongolica

TILIA mongolica 'Harvest Gold'

TILIA mongolica 'Harvest Gold'

Mongolian lime

Attractive yellow new leaves later fading to green with brilliant yellow autumn colour

£35.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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