Tilia cordata - Small-leaved lime, lime hill
Green Pharmacy | Trees and shrubs | Magnoliopsida

m, top acuminata suddenly, the heart asymmetrically rounded edges crenat evenings, face dark green, smooth, glabra, with only tufts of hair armpits rusty ribs. Petiole 1.5-5 cm long. Flowers, many grouped in CIME multiflorous 3-7, fragrance, long stems, bracts long stems, yellowish green, 1-3 cm wide, 5-6 sepals elliptic, 3 mm, 5 petals, lanceolate, 7-8 mm, white -translucent, approx. 40 stamens with yellow anthers, 6-8 mm long, ovary penta-carpelar. Walnut fruit, 5-6.5 x 4-5 mm, smooth, pubescent. Blooms in June-July. Seeds obovate, 3.4-3.8 x 3-3.4 mm, brown. 2n = 82.


Growth rate - Moderate to fast. Longevity 150-200 years.

Tolerances - shade, temperatures up to (-28) ˚ C. It tolerates drought, sun powerful and compact soils.

Requirements - prefer soils rich in nutrients, light and permeable Reaven.

Management -

Propagation - by seeds in autumn, immediately after harvest. By grafting marcotaj and spring.

Diseases and pests - Apiognomonia tiliae, Aureobasidium pullulans, Calligrapha scalaris, microsora Cercospora, Cladosporium herbarum, Eucallipterus tiliae, Hemerocampa leucostigma, Hyphantria cunea, Popillia japonica, Saperda famous, Tetraleurodes die.

Natural Partners and garden - Acer platanoides , Buxus sempervirens , Carpinus betulus , Corylus avellana , Picea abies ,taxon154692/Punica_granatum "target =" _blank "> Punic granatum, Quercus robur , Rosa laevigata , Ulmus glabra .

Cultivars and varieties - 'Chancellor', 'Corinthian', 'Glenleven', 'Greenspire', 'Handsworth', 'June Bride'.

Properties and Uses - can be used as an ornamental tree for parks and gardens as shaft alignment.

The wood is yellowish white, soft, uniform, can be used for sculpture, carpentry, and fuel.

Flowers bees have diaforeica action, antiseptic and neurosedativa. Infusions have emollient and expectorant actions.

Infusion prepared from flowers without a spoonbracts for a cup of water, drink 2-3 cups a day.

Lime flowers are the most popular remedy for colds and flu, tea is used to treat headaches, anxiety and nervous tension.

Gargle with tea and lime help treat mouth swelling, especially if combined with propolis.

Externally, the infusion can be used to treat hemorrhoids, rheumatism and burns.

The flowers are harvested when the tree is in full spring bloom, dry in the shade and in well-ventilated.


Burton V. Barnes, Warren H. Wagner - Trees Michigan - University of Michigan Press, 2004

Igor Vilevich Zevin - A Russian Herbal - Healing Arts, 1997

Robert L. Zion - Trees for Architecture and Landscape - Wiley, 1994

Stefanie Schwarts - psychoactive Herbs in Veterinary Behavior Medicine - Wiley-Blackwell, 2005 Vit Bojnansky, Agata Fargasova - Atlas of Seeds and Fruits of Central and East-European Flora - Springer, 2007

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