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TILIA cordata 'Winter Orange'

Commonly known as Lime, Linden

An outstanding plant with red buds and pronounced orange twigs and shoots in winter. Ivory-white scented flowers and butter-yellow autumn colour
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    dark green leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • White
    Ivory white
  • Height
    12m (40ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tree
    Produces cymes of up to 10 flowers 2cm (¾in) across in midsummer
  • 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
  • Partial shade
    Light, dappled shade

TILIA cordata 'Winter Orange'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £50.00  
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ultimate size in 20-50 years. Discovered as a seedling in The Netherlands in the 1970s. Wildlife plant - bees. Best stooled or pollarded for effect
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids (which produce sticky honeydew), gall mites, honey fungus, Phytophthora root rot
    Place of origin
    Europe, Caucasus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate
    (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
    Autumn
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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12m (40ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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