Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
Flowering Period: June - July
Flower Colour: Ivory white
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Tilia oliveri grows to be a medium sized branching tree.
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
Notes: Interestingly a good chocolate substitute can apparently be made from a paste of the ground fruit and flowers although I have to say we have never tried this and prefer to grow Tilia oliveri as a beautiful ornamental tree!