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Crimean Lime

Tilia x euchlora

Plant Data

Order:
Malvales
Family:
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Clusters of hanging pale yellow flowers.
Fruit:
Ovoid nutlets which are attached to winged, papery bracts.
Leaves:
A deciduous tree with very large, dark green, heart-shaped leaves. In fact 'euchlora' (latin name) means dark green. The edges of the leaves are finely toothed. The undersides of the leaves are pale green. The vein axils on the undersides have tufts of brown hair present. The leaves turn yellow in autumn before the fall off the tree for winter.
Maximum Size:
15 meters tall.
Aroma:
Flowers are fragrant.
Other Names:
Caucasian Lime, Caucasian Linden, Crimean Linden.
Habitats:
Woodland.