(Miquel's Lime) A rare tree native to parts of Eastern China, Tilia miqueliana has clusters of scented flower in mid to late summer and dark green, ovate (egg-shaped) leaves.
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A rare tree native to parts of Eastern China, Tilia miqueliana has clusters of scented flower in mid to late summer and dark green, ovate (egg-shaped) leaves. The fresh shoots and leaves are covered with grey felt.
Tilia miqueliana is a distinctive and slow growing tree, often seen growing near or around Japanese temples. Not a plant for instant gratification.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: July - August.
- Flower Colour: Creamy white
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Tilia miqueliana eventually grows to be a very small branching tree in the UK.
- Height: 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft)
- Spread: 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Coastal Areas
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Honey Fungus Resistant
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