Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris'
  • Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris'
  • Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris'

Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris'

£28.00
Available Winter 2019

(Weeping Silver Lime) A beautiful tree known for its attractive foliage, Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris' has large dark green leaves, the underside of which are coated in a silver felt.

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A beautiful tree known for its attractive foliage, Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris' has large dark green leaves, the underside of which are coated in a silver felt. This silver underside gives a very pleasant effect when ruffled in a breeze and turn attractive shades of golden yellow before falling in autumn.

The branches arch gracefully downwards once established and in the summer masses of strongly scented flowers appear which are narcotic to bees.

Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris' is best planted in a position with plenty of space in which the attractive domed habit can develop.


  • 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 tomentosa 'Petiolaris' eventually grows to be a large branching tree with a domed crown.
    • Height: 25 m (82 ft)
    • Spread: up to 25 m (82 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
Special Features
Habit - Weeping, Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver

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