Small Leafed Lime Trees – Tilia Cordata

£99.79£499.79

Small Leaf Lime Trees, scientifically known as Tilia cordata, are a remarkable addition to the UK landscape, offering numerous benefits to both the environment and wildlife. These trees make an excellent choice for planting in the UK due to their adaptability to various soil types and climates. Small Leaf Lime Trees are known for their hardiness, making them resilient in colder regions, which is particularly advantageous in the UK’s temperate climate.

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Small Leaf Lime Trees, scientifically known as Tilia cordata, are a remarkable addition to the UK landscape, offering numerous benefits to both the environment and wildlife. These trees make an excellent choice for planting in the UK due to their adaptability to various soil types and climates. Small Leaf Lime Trees are known for their hardiness, making them resilient in colder regions, which is particularly advantageous in the UK’s temperate climate.

One of the key features that make Small Leaf Lime Trees stand out is their ability to enhance the landscape with their graceful appearance. They have an attractive pyramidal shape, with dense foliage consisting of heart-shaped, vibrant green leaves. When in full bloom during late spring and early summer, the trees produce fragrant, creamy-yellow flowers that emit a sweet aroma, making them a delightful addition to any landscape.

The presence of Small Leaf Lime Trees in the UK landscape brings significant benefits to wildlife. The dense foliage provides excellent shelter and nesting sites for a wide range of bird species, including goldfinches, greenfinches, and blackbirds. Moreover, the abundance of flowers attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies, playing a vital role in supporting local ecosystems and promoting biodiversity. The trees also produce small, round fruits known as nutlets, which serve as a food source for birds and small mammals.

Compared to other Tilia species, Small Leaf Lime Trees have distinctive characteristics that make them particularly desirable. As their name suggests, the leaves of Small Leaf Lime Trees are smaller in size compared to other Tilia species, such as the Large-Leaved Lime (Tilia platyphyllos) or the Common Lime (Tilia x europaea). This attribute gives the Small Leaf Lime Tree a more refined appearance, making it an excellent choice for shaping and hedging. Their compact size and fine branching structure allow for precise pruning, enabling gardeners and landscapers to create beautiful, formal designs or maintain neat boundaries.

In summary, Small Leaf Lime Trees are an exceptional choice for the UK landscape due to their adaptability, aesthetic appeal, and the numerous benefits they bring to wildlife. With their graceful appearance and fragrant flowers, these trees add beauty and charm to any environment.

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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If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.

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.

For more delivery information refer to our terms and conditions here.

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