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Tilia Chingiana is a deciduous tree belonging to the family of Tiliaceae.

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Tilia Chingiana is a deciduous Tree belonging to the family Tiliaceae.

Overview of Tilia Chingiana

• Tilia chingiana Hu & W.C.Cheng is a medium-sized tree.
• It is a native to the provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, and Zhejiang in China.
• This deciduous tree can grow up to a height of 15 m.
• It has bark which is grey and smooth.
• The cordate leaves are offset at the base.
• They are 5 – 10 cm long, and borne on 2.5 – 4 cm petioles.
• The tree flowers during June and July, in China.
• The tree has been widely introduced to Europe and North America. The branches are spreading and often pendulous.
• The roots are large, deep, and spreading.
• The twigs are smooth and reddish-green which become light gray in their second year.
• The winter buds are stout.

This plant treats:
• inflammation
• an astringent
• colds
• cough
• fever
• infections
• high blood pressure
• headache
• a diuretic
• antispasmodic
• sedative
• quell hysteria
• relieve anxiety-related indigestion
• irregular heartbeat
• vomiting
• edema

Scientific Classification of Tilia Chingiana

• Kingdom : Plantae
• (unranked) : Angiosperms
• (unranked) : Eudicots
• (unranked) : Rosids
• Order : Malvales
• Family : Tiliaceae
• Genus : Tilia
• Species : T. chingiana

Growing/Caring conditions for Tilia Chingiana

• Dig a hole.
• This hole should be as deep as the linden tree sapling’s root ball.
• Use a shovel and make the hole wider than the root ball.
• This should be more by 8 to 12 inches.
• Turn over the soil inside the hole with the shovel.
• Mix it with compost.
• Compost adds nutrients to the soil leading to growth into a healthy tree.
• Place the linden tree carefully in the center of the hole.
• Fill around the root ball with several inches of soil mixed with compost.
• The tree should stay upright.
• Do not completely fill the hole.
• Saturate the soil around the tree with water.
• Allow the soil to absorb the water fully.
• Add more soil to fill the rest of the hole.
• Cover the area around the linden tree with 2 inches of mulch.
• This will protect the tree’s roots.
• Do not let the mulch cover the tree trunk.
• It will also discourage or prevent fungus, disease, rot or insect infestation.
• Fertilize the linden tree each spring and throughout the growing season.
• Prune the linden tree each autumn.
• Remove any diseased or dead branches with pruning shears.

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