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Tilia tuan var. chinensis (also known as chenmouii)
Chinese Lime

Tilia tuan var chinensis (also known as chenmouii)
Tilia tuan var chinensis (also known as chenmouii)
Tilia tuan var chinensis (also known as chenmouii)
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Price: £35.00 Quantity :

Description

A very rare and beautiful tree which has only recently been introduced from China, Tilia tuan var chinensis has much more narrow leaves than other limes and when mature develops an attractive, peeling bark.

Tilia tuan var chinensis also has beautiful, creamy white and slightly fleshy flowers when established in mid summer. An excellent choice for an unusual garden tree.

Supplied Size: 2L square pots (approx 3 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - July
  • Flower Colour: Creamy white
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Tilia tuan var chinensis grows to be a medium sized. branching tree.
    • Height: 15 m (50 ft)
    • Spread: 10 m (32 ft)
  • Important: This plant is also known as Tilia chenmouii.

 


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