Tilia tomentosa

£2.50

Silver lime. A large tree from Southeastern Europe, growing to 20 m (70 ft) or more in height (5 m in 10 years). Free from aphids. The young leaves are edible raw or cooked, and the flowers used to make a tea. A good bee plant (though the flowers have a narcotic effect on them). The timber is used for panelling, carving, furniture etc. Likes a position in sun or part shade; hardy to about -20°C. Stratification: WS26+CS26. Number of seeds: 15.

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Silver lime. A large tree from Southeastern Europe, growing to 20 m (70 ft) or more in height (5 m in 10 years). Free from aphids. The young leaves are edible raw or cooked, and the flowers used to make a tea. A good bee plant (though the flowers have a narcotic effect on them). The timber is used for panelling, carving, furniture etc. Likes a position in sun or part shade; hardy to about -20°C. Stratification: WS26+CS26