(Mongolian Lime) Originating in Mongolia, Tilia mongolica is very hardy with serrated, dark green leaves which turn lovely shades of golden-yellow before falling in autumn.
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Originating in Mongolia, Tilia mongolica is very hardy with serrated, dark green leaves which turn lovely shades of golden-yellow before falling in autumn. Clusters of cream coloured flowers which are said to be narcotic to bees, are found on the branches of mature plants in summer.
Tilia mongolica is one of the best lime trees for autumn colour and will flourish in a warm, sunny situation.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: August - September.
- Flower Colour: Creamy white
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Tilia mongolica grows to be a medium sized tree with a rounded crown.
- Height: 15 m (50 ft)
- Spread: 12m (40 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Honey Fungus Resistant
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