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Small-Leaved Lime (Tilia cordata) Thumbnail

Small-Leaved Lime (Tilia cordata)

A medium sized tree, Small-leaved lime produces small fragrant pale yellow flowers in summer. Traditionally found in ancient woodlands, where its nuts in winter are a lifeline for animals in the cold.

The size of each plant is between 15 – 50cm in height from the root plug.

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  • Product Description

    Tillia cordata , aka the Small Leaved Lime,is an old native English tree that embodies summer with its translucent, fresh green foliage and tiny, sweetly perfumed white blooms. It is a truly stunning tree that is perfect for big gardens, avenues, and parks.  Small Leaved Lime can grow in most soils, sun and shade. 

    Although they are hardy and adaptable, this tree prefers good, loamy settings and is drought-resistant. Dormant shoots can withstand extreme cold and frost.

    It is getting harder to find and is frequently thought of as a sign of ancient woodland. The tree is relatively resistant to disease, while leaf scorch is a typical issue when planted in dry soils. Fortunately, leaf scorch is not a permanent issue because the leaves fall off the tree in the fall.

    Tree Attributes

    • Can grow up to 35 metres tall
    • Branches arch downwards
    • Lives up to 400 years
    • Flowers attract wide range of wildlife including woodpeckers
    • Tea made from its flowers relieves stress & tension alongside other medical benefits 
    • Smooth grey bark which cracks as the tree ages
  • Our Commitment

    Our trees are planted, grown and cared for on site. This means, once the seeds are delivered to us we plant them, establish them in our polytunnels and then harden them off. The trees you are delivered have been with us since seed and we look after them until the moment they leave.

    Every tree is handpicked and packaged with the utmost care and attention to ensure your trees are delivered fighting fit to help against climate change. 

    For more information, please visit the About Us page

  • Deliveries

    All postage and packaging charges for products delivered to the Mainland UK are included within the price. Additional charges apply for Northern Ireland, The Highlands & Scottish Isles, The Channel Islands, Scilly Isles & Isle of Man when ordering more than 8 trees.

    As a guide, orders for 8 plants or more will be sent via a courier, 8 plants or fewer will be sent by Royal Mail.

    For more information, please visit the Delivery page

  • Refunds

    Your happiness is our business and that is why we individually check every single tree that we send out. If you have a concern about your tree, please get in touch with us within 7 days so that we can diagnose the issue. Very rarely, we might ask you to send the tree back to us in secure packaging to help us identify the issue but often we can identify the issue with photographs.

    For more information, please visit the Refunds page

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