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common name: Weeping Silver Lime
synonyms: Tilia petiolaris, Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: weeping
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: grey-green
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Large, broadly columnar tree with weeping branches and pendant shoots. Rounded, toothed, long-stalked, dark green leaves, densely white-felted underneath. Pendant cymes of fragrant pale yellow flowers in late summer followed by grey-green, usually sterile, fruits.
Any reasonably fertile, moist, well drained soil, preferably neutral to alkaline, in sun or part shade.
May be hard pruned if required, in winter or early spring.