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(Japanese Lime) Native to the southernmost of the main islands of Japan, Tilia kiusiana does not really look like a normal lime tree and instead when mature looks more like an upright, gnarled birch.
Supplied Size: 2L square containers (30 - 50 cm tall)
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Native to the southernmost of the main islands of Japan, Tilia kiusiana does not really look like a normal lime tree and instead when mature looks more like an upright, gnarled birch. It has small, interesting green leaves which can turn pleasing shades of yellow in autumn before falling.
Clusters of scented white flowers adorn the branches in mid to late summer. A fascinating garden tree and an ideal gift for a real tree connoisseur!
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: August - September.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Eventually a small densely branching tree with a rounded crown.
- Height: 10 m (32 ft)
- Spread: 10 m (32 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Honey Fungus Resistant, Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies)
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