Tilia monticola - leaves in late June
  • Tilia monticola
  • Tilia monticola - leaves in late June
  • Tilia monticola - leaves in late June close up

Tilia monticola

£45.00

(American Lime) Native to the South-east United States, Tilia monticola has dark reddish young twigs and huge, deep green ovate (egg-shaped) leaves with pale undersides.

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Native to the South-east United States, Tilia monticola has dark reddish young twigs and huge, deep green ovate (egg-shaped) leaves with pale undersides.

A majestic specimen tree which generally has larger, more impressive leaves if planted in a position sheltered from strong winds.


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

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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Honey Fungus Resistant, Rare and Unusual, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large

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