Tilia cordata ‘Greenspire’ Tilia

Tilia

Description: A vigorous and narrowly conical medium-sized deciduous tree with glossy, dark green, heart-shaped leaves, turning golden yellow in autumn. Creamy coloured, fragrant flowers appear in July.

History: A selected clone bred in Boston and introduced in the 1960’s. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Tilia Growing Tips: Grows readily on light or heavy soils and will put up with temporarily soaking ground. Avoid growing in very dry conditions or exposure to very strong winds. 

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 4m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: July
  • M Size: Medium
  • Scented flowers
  • Attractive bark
  • Autumn colour
  • Can be hard pruned

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