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Tilia mongolica

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Originating in Mongolia, Tilia mongolica is very hardy with serrated, dark green leaves which turn lovely shades of golden-yellow before falling in autumn. Clusters of cream coloured flowers which are said to be narcotic to bees, are found on the branches of mature plants in summer.

Tilia mongolica is one of the best lime trees for autumn colour and will flourish in a warm, sunny situation.

Supplied Size: 5L containers (60 - 80 cm tall)

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Tilia mongolica | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Tilia mongolica | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Tilia mongolica | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
5 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: August - September.
Flower Colour: Creamy white
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Tilia mongolica grows to be a medium sized tree with a rounded crown.
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 12m (40 ft)

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Common names

Mongolian Lime


Tilia mongolica (Mongolian Lime). Serrated, glossy mid-green leaves which are ivy-like turn a buttery yellow in autumn. Clusters of cream flowers appear in the summer.


Happiest in a warm, sunny position.

Interest and use

Grown for foliage interest and autumn colour. Flowers are attractive to bees.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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