Homepage
About Us
Our Sites
News & Events
Education & Learning
Communities
Willow Resources
A to Z Index
Volunteering
Training Programme
Species Information
Other Links
Contact Us
Sign Guestbook

Lime  (Tilia platyphyllos)    NATIVE

Large leaved lime, possibly a hybrid as there are also small leaved and common lime.
Large deciduous tree rare and restricted in habitats. Height 32m.

More mature trees have distinctive growth near base, with many young shoots.

Leaves
Large, heart shaped leaves

Buds
Large red buds which resemble boxing gloves with hand and small thumb