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Tilia cordata Greenspire

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Tilia cordata Greenspire Small Leaved Lime, Little Leaf Linden,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Dense, Pyramida, Upright

Large deciduous tree with a dense pyramidal 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. Grows approx. 9m tall x 6m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Park And Gardens, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Tiliaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: Cream, White, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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