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Tilia cordata

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Wantirna
C12
Size: 40cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $132.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $146.11 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Tilia cordata Small Leaved Lime, Little Leaf Linden,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Rounded

Description:
Large deciduous tree with a dense and rounded growing habit. Leaves are glossy dark green, heart shaped and turn yellow in Autumn. Fragrant creamy yellow flowers appear in groups early summer and attact bees. Tilias make great avenue trees, shade trees and can be pruned to hedge. Tolerates air pollution, useful as a street tree but be careful not to plant under powerlines. Different cultivars are also available.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids

Cultural Notes: Prefers well-drained soils with regular watering, especially when establishing. Leaf scorch can be a problem if tree drys out. Foliage is beautiful and soft but can be damaged by strong winds. Trees may need staking when young. Flowers and young leaves are both edible.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Tiliaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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