Also known as
Tilleul De Hollande, Big-Leaf Linden, Broadleaf Lime, Largeleaf Linden, Linden, Large-leaved lime, Red twigged lime, Broad-leaved lime, Lime
Tilia platyphyllos 01 by Warburg (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Large-Leaved Lime Overview
This species will grow to about 24m, with a straight, rough grey trunk and a rounded crown with a spreading, broad shape. The young shoots are reddish brown and downy with large dark green leaves which are heart-shaped with a bluish underneath. The flowers are pale yellow. They are followed by hard, pear-shaped, ribbed fruit.
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How to propagate Large-Leaved Lime
Seed in autumn, selected forms and hybrids by grafting in late summer.
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