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HERBAL DISTILLATES - SMALL-LEAVED LINDEN DISTILLATE (TILIA CORDATA)

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Information submited: 2014-05-07 Modified: 2015-02-17 By: 1
Tilia cordata is a deciduous tree growing to 20–40 m tall, diameter 1/3 to 1/2 the height, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. The crown is rounded in a formal ovel shape to pyramidal. Branching is upright and increases in density with age.Tilia cordata makes for a great ornamental shade tree of an open lawn. Also makes a good screen or backdrop. It is very architectural.

Arising from leaf like bracts, clusters of yellowish white five petalled flowers bloom in July. These honey like fragrant flowers are attractive to bees which make an excellent honey from them. Flowers are sometimes used for tea. 
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