Tilia tuan var chinensis
  • Tilia tuan var chinensis
  • Tilia tuan var chinensis

Tilia tuan var chinensis

£40.00

(Chinese Lime) 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.

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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.


  • 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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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Alkaline, Soil Type: Not Fussy
Special Features
Flowering in Summer, Honey Fungus Resistant

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