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Tilia platyphyllos (Broad Leaved Lime)

Type Tree, Hedging & Screening, Deciduous
Form Taller Rounded Form
Size Large Tree (8m or more height)
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Tilia platyphyllos:

  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Tilia platyphyllos

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

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