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Tilia cor Greenspire

Tilia cordata 'Greenspire'

Lime, Linden

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

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - July Flowering month - July
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Hard prune Hard prune