How to grow Tilia europaea

Tilia europaea grow and care – tree of the genus Tilia also known as Common lime or Common linden, Tilia europaea perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental shade tree and with fragrant flowers that attract pollinators, can grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-8

Leaves edible color green in heart shape with serrated margins.

Tilia europaea flower

Flower edible color yellow-white with five petals

Sap edible and can use as sweetener

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How to grow Tilia europaea growing and care:

Cold winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Attract a lot of pests

Planting season:
Winter / Spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for maintenance and design

Size of the plant?
10-30m, 30-100 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Small yellow-white flowers with five petals

Pollination is done by:

Uses of flower:

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can harvest without problems

Information about leaves:
Heart shape leaves with serrated margin

Uses of Tilia europaea leaves:
Eat raw, cooked

Scientific name:

Tilia europaea

How to grow Tilia europaea

Tilia europaea flowers

Tilia europaea


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible flowers
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Beverage
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Attract pollinators
  • Bonsai
  • Edible plants
  • Fragrance
  • Ornamental plants
  • Shade tree
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8