name botanical:Tilia tomentosa
family:Mallow family (Malvaceae)
height:20 - 30 m (66 - 99 ft)
The leaves of Silver lime are heart-shaped and up to 10 cm (3.9 in) long. The underside of the leaf is snow-white. It is deciduous and the leaf margins are sharp serrated.
flowering:June - August
The flowers are yellow and form cymes. The hanging cymes become up to 7-11 cm (2.8 - 3.9 in) long. The flowers smell strongly.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruits are greenish spherical nutlets.
The young shoots are gray-brown and tomentose. The buds are brown haired, pointed ovate and protruding.
bark:The bark is gray-green with shallow furrows.
root:Deep-rooting plant - Heart-rooting plant, the roots extend beyond the crown area
soil:sandy to loamy to strong loamy
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
single tree or planting in groups, parks, avenue tree
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