Small Leaved Lime

Basisdaten

small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) leaf
small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) leaf
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) leaf
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) leaf underside
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) flower
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) flowers
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) terminal bud
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) fruits
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) fruits in autumn
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) foliage and fruits
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) twig
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) trunk / bark
  • small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) tree in winter
description: 

The Small leaved lime is native from Europe to the Middle East. The flowers of the Small leaved lime have a high sugar content and are therefore well suited as bee pasture.

Tree profile

name botanical: 
Tilia cordata
family: 
Mallow family (Malvaceae)
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
10 - 30 m (33 - 99 ft)
leaf: 

The leaves of Small leaved lime are heart-shaped, dark green, firm and the margin is finely serrated. On the leaf underside the leaf veins have brown tufts of hairs.

leaf shape: 
cordate
leaf margin: 
serrated
leaf position: 
alternate
fall foliage: 
yellow
flowering: 
June - July
blossom color: 
yellow
blossom description: 

The yellow flowers form 7-11 cm (2.8 - 4.3 in) long cymes. The flowers smell strongly.

gender distribution: 
monoecious / hermaphrodite
fruit: 

The fruits are brownish spherical nutlets.

branches: 

The branches are olive green to reddish provided with lenticels. The buds are red-brown pointed with two unequal bud scales.

bark: 
The bark is brown, smooth first and later fissured lengthwise.
root: 
Deep-rooting plant - Heart-rooting plant, Shallow-rooting plant, the roots extend beyond the crown area
location: 
Sun to half-shade
soil: 
sandy - loamy to loamy
ph value: 
slightly acidic to alkaline
usage: 

single tree or planting in groups, parks

Typical diseases for Small Leaved Lime

Typical fungi for Small Leaved Lime