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Tilia platyphyllos 'Tortuosa'
  • Tilia platyphyllos 'Tortuosa'

Tilia platyphyllos 'Tortuosa'

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(Contorted Lime) An unusual form of Lime, Tilia platyphyllos 'Tortuosa'  has a generally upright habit with branches which appear twisted and coiled.

Supplied Size: 3L / 4L containers (approx 40 - 60 cm tall)

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An unusual form of Lime, Tilia platyphyllos 'Tortuosa'  has a generally upright habit with branches which appear twisted and coiled. The leaves are pale green which turn butter yellow in a good autumn and the peculiar stem growth ensures that this tree is still interesting in winter once the leaves have fallen!

Tilia platyphyllos 'Tortuosa' is also eye-catching if grown in a large container.


  • Position: Full sun or light shade.
  • Soil: Most soils, including chalk.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow initially then moderate.
  • Habit: Tilia platyphyllos 'Tortuosa' grows to be a  medium sized tree, generally with an upright habit when young and a more rounded crown once mature. Can be cut back hard and grown as an ornamental shrub in a container.
    • Height: 12 m (40 ft)
    • Spread: 10 m (32 ft)

2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall), Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
Special Features
Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems, Honey Fungus Resistant, To grow in a pot

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