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

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

Overview of Tilia Kiusiana

• It is a native to the southernmost of the main islands of Japan.
• Tilia kiusiana does not really look like a normal lime tree.
• It looks mature like an upright, gnarled birch.
• The leaves are small and green.
• The leaves can turn pleasing shades of yellow in autumn before falling.
• The tree bears clusters of scented white flowers.
• These adorn the branches in mid to late summer.
• Position: Full sun or partial shade.
• Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
• Hardiness: Hardy.
• Flowering Period: August – September.
• Rate of Growth: Slow.
• Habit: Eventually a small densely branching tree with a rounded crown.
• Height: 10 m (32 ft)
• Spread: 10 m (32 ft)

Uses of Tilia Kiusiana

• anti-inflammatory
• respiratory problems: colds, fever, flu, sore throat, bronchitis, cough
• 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 Kiusiana

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

Growing/Caring conditions for Tilia Kiusiana

• 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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