About This Plant

Tilia x europaea ‘Wratislaviensis’ is a cultivar of the Common Lime, which is a hybrid tree resulting from the crossbreeding of Tilia cordata (Small-Leaved Lime) and Tilia platyphyllos (Large-Leaved Lime). ‘Wratislaviensis’ is recognised for its distinctive characteristics, including heart-shaped leaves and fragrant, pale yellow flowers that bloom in clusters during the summer months, attracting pollinators like bees.

The Story

Leaf

The leaves of Tilia x europaea ‘Wratislaviensis’ are characterized by their heart-shaped, serrated edges and vibrant green colour. The foliage is deciduous, and the leaves are arranged alternately along the stems. The distinct veins on the leaves contribute to their overall texture. During the autumn season, the leaves may transition to shades of yellow.

Produce

The fruit of Tilia x europaea ‘Wratislaviensis’ is a nutlet enclosed in a papery wing, known as a samara. These winged fruits are typically small, rounded, and attached to a central stalk. The unique feature of ‘Wratislaviensis’ lies in its distinctive samara, which may vary in colour and size
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