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Tilia kiusiana

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Native to southern Japan, Tilia kiusiana does not really look like a normal lime tree and instead when mature looks more like an upright, gnarled birch with small, interesting green leaves.

Clusters of scented white flowers adorn the branches in mid to late summer. A fascinating garden tree and an ideal gift for a real tree connoisseur!

Supplied Size: 45L container (Height: 200 - 220 cm / Spread: 120 - 140 cm). This is an 8 - 9 year old container grown, specimen plant)

Tilia kiusiana | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
45 litres

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Grower Notes

This plant is far to large to be sent by our mail order service and is therefore only available for collection from our nursery or for delivery in our own lorry!

Delivery within 15 miles of our nursery is free. Please contact us for a quote if you live further away would like this tree delivered.

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: August - September.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Eventually a small densely branching tree with a rounded crown.
Height: 10 m (32 ft)
Spread: 10 m (32 ft)

Plant Finder: about Tilia kiusiana

Common names

Kyushu Lime


Tilia kiusiana (Kyushu Lime). The species name of this plant is a latinised form of Kyushu, which is the southernmost main island of its native Japan. This small, slow growing tree has pale green leaves which turn shades of yellow in the autumn.


They are fully hardy and require sun or semi-shade with fertile, well drained soil.

Interest and use

Grown as a specimen tree, for foliage interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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