Tilia cordata 'Winter Orange'
Available Autumn 2018
(Small Leaved Lime) A species of lime tree native Europe, Tilia cordata 'Winter Orange' is a distinctive cultivar with young twigs which turn a vivid orange in autumn and stay this colour until the following spring.
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A species of lime tree native Europe, Tilia cordata 'Winter Orange' is a distinctive cultivar with young twigs which turn a vivid orange in autumn and stay this colour until the following spring. The cool green leaves turn butter yellow in autumn before falling.
Once the leaves have fallen, the Clusters of ivory white flowers appear in mid summer which are very popular with bees. An unusual, colourful garden tree and a fine choice for avenue planting.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil. Tilia cordata 'Winter Orange' is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: July
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Large branching tree with a rounded crown.
- Height: 20 m (65 ft)
- Spread: 15 m (50 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed, Special: Coastal Areas
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems, Honey Fungus Resistant
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