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European White Lime

Tilia tomentosa

Also known as

Silver lime, Lime

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30m

Max

20m

15m

Min

10m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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European White Lime Overview

This species is a broadly columnar tree, with dark green and rounded to broadly ovate leaves with a white hairy underside. The flowers are borne in mid summer with cymes of white, fragrant blooms.

Common problems with European White Lime

How to propagate European White Lime

Grafting

Seed in autumn, selected forms and hybrids by grafting in late summer.

Seed

Other uses of European White Lime

Grown for their small, fragrant, cup-shaped flowers and stately habit. Flowers attract bees (but can toxic to them in some cases).