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Genus containing around 46 hardy, deciduous trees that originate from wooded areas in Europe, Asia and North America. Popular for their flowers, which are cup-shaped, white or yellow and scented with frilly anthers, leading on to dry, nut-like fruits. This genus is also grown for its overall elegant form and attractive toothed and lobed foliage.
Common problems with Lime
How to propagate Lime
Seed in autumn, selected forms and hybrids by grafting in late summer.
Other uses of Lime
Grown for their small, fragrant, cup-shaped flowers and stately habit. Flowers attract bees (but can toxic to them in some cases).
Deciduous (leaf dropping) trees often have amazing fall colour.
Trees for Bees
The best trees to provide habitat, shelter and food for bees and other pollinating insects.