Lime (Tilia Cordata)

100.00

Lime Tree is a deciduous tree, and can make an excellent specimen or standalone tree, but is sometimes also planted in clumps in parkland settings. Like the alder tree, the lime tree can also tolerate tough sites and soil conditions. The lime tree is tall, with a narrow spread, making it popular for street planting.

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Lime Trees are a deciduous tree, and can make an excellent specimen or standalone tree, but is sometimes also planted in clumps in parkland settings. Like the alder tree, this tree can also tolerate tough sites and soil conditions. It is tall, with a narrow spread, making it popular for street planting.

  • Planting Lime Trees

When planting your tree ensure that the location you have chosen receives plenty of sunlight, preferably an area that receives southern sunlight. It is also important to ensure that the location has good drainage. Planting a Lime tree is soil with poor drainage with negatively impact the survivability of the tree. This tree is also very beneficial to the environment Lime trees are very popular among moths, bees and birds for creating their nests. The tree is also great for creating biodiversity your garden as it attracts so many species of birds and insects.

  • How tall & fast will a Lime Tree grow?

Lime trees can grow from 20 – 30m. When planted in reach soil this tree can grow to amazing heights of up to 40m with most growing to 30m. This tree is an excellent addition to gardens as it is an ornamental tree with some amazing features. The bark is smooth and grey that flakes into plates as it matures. The leaves are heart shaped with pointed tips and have rounded lobes at their base.

  • Maintenance of a Lime Tree

these trees are a shade tolerant, cold and frost hardy species which can reach a very large size when planted on suitable soil. It is deep rooted and prefers well drained and moist areas that are rich in fertility. It cannot tolerate sites that have poor quality soil or are nutrient poor.

 

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Brand Name
Hedging.ie
Product Name
Lime (Tilia Cordata)
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EUR 60
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Additional information

Size

2 – 3 ft, 8 ft +

Growth Rate

12 – 18 inches

Price

POA, €100 (Per 100)

Hardiness

Very Hardy

Soil Conditions

Most Soil Types

Seasonality

Late spring/ early summer

Maintenance

Prune if necessary

Planting

Can be planted in most soil types but will not tolerate waterlogged conditions

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