Tilia platyphyllos Rubra

Broad leaved Lime, Lime, Linden, Red Twigged Lime

Its young shoots are a bright brown-red and look particularly effective in late winter.

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The Red-twigged Lime is a slow grower than its parent and its fresh red twiggy growth is particularly striking when used for pleaching.

It has a more ascending habit that the species and it won the Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

This reasonably columnar medium to large tree is a great choice for avenue planting and areas which suffer from air pollution.

Its young shoots are a bright brown-red and look particularly effective in late winter.

It makes a fine choice for a rural landscape and will thrive on most soils given enough room.

Mature height: 12-17m

Mature spread: 10-15m

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Broad leaved Lime, Lime, Linden, Red Twigged Lime
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