American Lime Trees – Tilia Hybrida Argentea Americana

£99.79£399.79

American Lime (Tilia hybrida Argentea Americana) is a remarkable tree species that thrives in the UK and adds a unique touch to the landscape. Known for its striking silver-green leaves and graceful form, American Lime is a hybrid between the large-leaved lime (Tilia platyphyllos) and the silver lime (Tilia tomentosa). This hybridization gives it distinct characteristics that set it apart from other Tilia trees.

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American Lime (Tilia hybrida Argentea Americana) is a remarkable tree species that thrives in the UK and adds a unique touch to the landscape. Known for its striking silver-green leaves and graceful form, American Lime is a hybrid between the large-leaved lime (Tilia platyphyllos) and the silver lime (Tilia tomentosa). This hybridization gives it distinct characteristics that set it apart from other Tilia trees.
One of the reasons American Lime makes a great tree in the UK is its adaptability to a wide range of soil types and climatic conditions. It is a hardy species that can tolerate urban environments, pollution, and even coastal areas. Its vigorous growth rate enables it to establish quickly, making it a valuable choice for reforestation projects and urban green spaces.

When it comes to landscaping, American Lime adds elegance and visual interest to the surroundings. Its silver-green foliage creates a stunning contrast against the typical green backdrop of the UK landscape. The tree’s tall and slender form provides a sense of verticality, adding depth and structure to the scenery. Whether planted individually or in avenues, American Lime trees create a distinct character and lend a touch of sophistication to parks, gardens, and streetscapes.

Furthermore, American Lime trees offer significant benefits to wildlife. The fragrant flowers that bloom in early summer are a magnet for bees, which rely on the nectar as a vital food source. The trees also provide shelter and nesting sites for birds, and their dense canopy offers shade and refuge for various small mammals and insects. As a result, American Lime contributes to the biodiversity of the surrounding ecosystem, supporting a healthy and balanced wildlife population.

Another notable feature of American Lime is its suitability for shaping and pruning. The tree responds well to regular maintenance and can be easily trained into various forms, such as pleached hedges, espaliers, or topiary shapes. Its flexible branches and vigorous growth allow for precise shaping and control over its size and appearance. This adaptability makes American Lime a favored choice for formal gardens, where its ability to be trained and manipulated adds an artistic element to the landscape.

In summary, American Lime (Tilia hybrida Argentea Americana) is a versatile and visually appealing tree species that thrives in the UK. With its adaptability, elegance, and ecological contributions, it enhances the landscape and benefits wildlife. Its distinctive characteristics and ease of shaping make it a popular choice for landscaping projects, allowing for creative expressions and controlled growth.

Style

Full Standard, Boxhead, Feathered, Multi Stem, Pleached, Half Standard Pleached, Umbrella, Half Standard, Espalier, Mini Standard, Ball, Cone, Spiral, Cube, Cloud Form, Cube Spiral, Cube Multiball, Cube Ball Cone, Pom-pom, Lollipop, Archway, Twisted Stem, Triple Lollipop, Multiball 2, Multiball 3, Dome, Cylinder, Pyramid, Cylindrical Dome, Twisted Stem, Unique, Bonsai, Instant Hedge, Instant Screen, Hedging Plants

Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root

Height

15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, 30-40cm, 40-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, 70-80cm, 80-90cm, 90-100cm, 100-110cm, 110-120cm, 120-130cm, 130-140cm, 140-150cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A

Foliage Type

Decidious

Origin

Not Native

Water Requirement

Moderate Watering

Growth Height

Tall Growing

Growth Speed

Medium Growth

Costal Growing

Yes

Conifer?

No

Flowering?

Yes

Berries?

0

Toxic?

0

Hard Wood Cutbacks?

0

Fragrant

0

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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES

Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

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