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Large-leaved lime

Tilia platyphyllos

The Large-leaf lime or Tilia platyphyllos is a tree mainly used to line roads and streets. Its great hardiness (up to -20°C) and longevity (up to 1000 years) are the advantages of the Large-leaf lime : a perennial line tree with a very elegant silhouette ! Another special feature of...
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Description

Height at maturity 20 to 25 m
Wingspan at maturity 7 - 12 m
Exposure Sun, partial shade
Flowering June - July
Hardiness -20°C
Origin European and Asian

The Large-leaf lime or Tilia platyphyllos is a tree species of Asian and European origin, mainly used to line roads and streets. Its great hardiness (up to -20°C) and longevity (up to 1000 years) are the advantages of the Large-leaf lime : a perennial line tree with a very elegant silhouette! Another special feature of the Large-leaf lime is its very fragrant, nectar-rich flowers: bees and tea drinkers love them! The flowers, leaves and sapwood are used in herbal medicine.

Tilia platyphyllos can be used to decorate a lawn, a garden or to line a driveway, with its height reaching 25 metres when fully grown and a circumference of up to 12 metres. It has a smooth-looking grey trunk that cracks as it ages, and deciduous foliage of intense green with a light green underside. Its dense, broad, heart-shaped leaves measure up to 15 cm in length: it is an excellent ally for effective outdoor shading! In June-July, the flowering appears: a magnificent show of a multitude of bouquets of 2 to 4 small white or pale yellow flowers forming a pedunculated cyme.

The Large-leaf lime is not very demanding in terms of soil quality, but can easily be placed in any environment: it appreciates a sunny or semi-shady exposure and rich, fresh soil. It is best planted in autumn or spring, with plenty of watering. Tilia platyphyllos requires little maintenance, prune annually if necessary.

Features

  • Common name : Large-leaved lime
  • Family : Tiliaceae
  • Category : tree
  • Spread : 7 - 12 m
  • Foliage : deciduous
  • Use : isolated - shrubberry - alignment
  • Soil : all
  • Habit : pyramidal
  • Earth to use : universal potting soil/garden soil/compost
  • Enemies : Caterpillars, dictylas, aphids, spiders and Japanese beetles
  • Possible diseases : powdery mildew, bacterial leaf spots and anthracnose
  • Date of last repotting : 15/12/21

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  • Step 1 As soon as you place your order your plants are selected
  • Step 2 Each order is processed individually.
  • Step 3 Plants are packed, staked and labeled.
  • Step 4 Packaging is carefully implemented to avoid any problems.
  • Step 5 Packages are ready to be shipped.

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