|Grid reference||ST 18628 78750|
|Common name||Silver pendent lime|
|Common name||Weeping silver lime|
|Alternative name||Tilia petiolaris|
|Height||27M February 2015|
|Girth||292cm February 2015|
This tree is thought to be part of the original planting of the park. It is to be found at the northerly end close to Ty Draw Road.
General tree description
Tilia tomentosa 'Petiolaris' has a rounded crown and pendulous branches, and can reach 30 to 40 metres in height. Its origin is unknown but is thought likely to be a hybrid of Tilia tomentosa with another Tilia species. It has large, heart shaped leaves 5 to 12cm long, dark green above and silvery pubescent underneath. Richly fragrant pale yellow or creamy white flowers appear in clusters in summer. The fruits are light green, 8 to 10mm and five-angled.