Tilia platyphyllos

£2.50

Large leaved lime. A large tree, growing sometimes to 40m (130 ft) high. The young leaves are edible (raw); the sap is edible in the same way as maple sap; flowers are used to make a tea; and seeds are edible. Very good bee plants. Good in hedges and shelterbelts; a good green manure plant, with falling leaves high in nutrients. Growth 8m (26 ft) in 10 years; hardy to -35°C. Stratification: WS26+CS26. Number of seeds: 40.

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Large leaved lime. A large tree, growing sometimes to 40m (130 ft) high. The young leaves are edible (raw); the sap is edible in the same way as maple sap; flowers are used to make a tea; and seeds are edible. Very good bee plants. Good in hedges and shelterbelts; a good green manure plant, with falling leaves high in nutrients. Growth 8m (26 ft) in 10 years; hardy to -35°C. Stratification: WS26+CS26