Tilia cordata

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Tilia cordata (small-leaved lime, occasionally little-leaf or littleleaf linden or small-leaved linden or traditionally in English, pry) is a species of Tilia native to much of Europe. It is found from Britain through mainland Europe to the Caucasus and western Asia. In the south of its range it is restricted to high elevations.

Tilia cordata is a deciduous tree growing to 20-40 m (66-131 ft) tall, diameter 1/3 to 1/2 the height, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. The bark is smooth and grayish when young, firm with vertical ridges and horizontal fissures when older. The crown is rounded in a formal oval shape to pyramidal. Branching is upright and increases in density with age. The leaves are alternately arranged, rounded to triangular-ovate, 3–8 cm long and broad, mostly hairless (unlike the related Tilia platyphyllos) except for small tufts of brown hair in the leaf vein axils - the leaves are distinctively heart-shaped. The buds are alternate, pointed egg shaped and have red scales. It has no terminal bud. The small yellow-green hermaphrodite flowers are produced in clusters of five to eleven in early summer with a leafy yellow-green subtending bract, have a rich, heavy scent; the trees are much visited by bees to the erect flowers which are held above the bract; this flower arrangement is distinctly different from that of the Common Lime Tilia x europaea where the flowers are held beneath the bract. The fruit is a dry nut-like drupe 6–7 mm long by 4 mm broad containing one, or sometimes two, brown seeds (infertile fruits are globose), downy at first becoming smooth at maturity, and (unlike T. platyphyllos and also T. Á— europaea) not ribbed but very thin and easily cracked open.

The trees favour good, loamy sites, but can also be found on sandy, infertile soils, and are not thought to be drought resistant. Dormant shoots of T. cordata can resist winter frost temperatures as low as -34 ºC.

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Tilia cordata
200/500 cc - 10/20 cm
2,65 €

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Tilia cordata
1/2 L - 20/50 cm
6,36 €

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Tilia cordata
2/5 L - 50/100 cm
10,60 €

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Tilia cordata
5/10 L - 1.00/1.50 m
15,90 €

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Tilia cordata
10/15 L - 1.50/2.00 m
23,32 €

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Tilia cordata
15/20 L - PAP 6/8
28,62 €

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Tilia cordata
20/40 L - PAP 8/10
44,52 €

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Tilia cordata
20/40 L - PAP 10/12
48,76 €

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Tilia cordata
20/40 L - PAP 12/14
53,00 €

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Tilia cordata
40/70 L - PAP 14/16
65,72 €

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Tilia cordata
40/70 L - PAP 16/18
95,40 €

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Tilia cordata
40/70 L - PAP 18/20
127,20 €

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Tilia cordata
70/90 L - PAP 20/25
144,16 €

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