Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' at Bute Park

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Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata'
early February 2016

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Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata'
early June 2016

Grid reference ST 17963 76533
Common name Cut-leaved lime
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
Status Rather rare
Status Wales Champion 2015
Tag 1722
Height 17M November 2015
Girth 140cm November 2015
Reference 344

This tree is on the east side of the Southern woodland east, very close to the Castle, and behind railings.

Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' bark

Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' bark
February 2016

Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' leaf

Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' leaves
late August 2016

General tree description

Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' is a cultivar of the Broad-leaved lime, Tilia platyphyllos. It is a small to medium-sized tree which can reach 22 metres tall, with a dense conical shape. The leaves are small, narrow and deeply and irregularly lobed.

Tilia platyphyllos is a larger tree, tall-domed and up to to 42 metres tall. Its bark is grey and finely fissured. The leaves are roundly ovate, up to 15cm long and broad, finely toothed, dull dark green and softly furry. The flowers are yellowish-white, small and fragrant, hanging in midsummer in clusters, with whitish-green, leaf-like bracts. The fruit is a small, ribbed, downy nutlet, 10 mm or less in diameter.