Tilia platyphyllos - Large Leaved Lime
Tilia platyphyllos - Large Leaved Lime is a large and long lived tree which is native to the UK and most of Europe. Well known and widely utilised as parkland or avenue trees but also frequently planted as a component in a mixed woodland setting.
Deciduous heart shaped leaves which are glossy green on top and paler underneath turning a clear yellow in the Autumn.
The bark of the Large Leaved Lime is darker when compared against Small Leaved Lime. Unlike Small Leaved Lime, Large Leaved Lime does not produce suckers from the base of the trunk.
In summer, small but very fragrant creamy white flowers are borne in clusters.
We also produce Tilia cordata - Small Leaved Lime.