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Tilia cor Winter Orange
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Tilia cordata 'Winter Orange'

Lime, Linden

Description: A medium to large tree with a broadly oval crown at maturity, and heart-shaped matt green leaves in summer, turning better yellow in autumn. Ivory white sweetly scented flowers in July. An outstanding plant with red buds and pronounced orange twigs and shoots in winter.

History: Found as a chance seedling in Zundert, The Netherlands in 1977. 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. Prune hard in March or April.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Tolerates exposed site Tolerates exposed site
Hard prune Hard prune