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Tilia Mandshurica belongs to the family of Tiliaceae.

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Tilia Mandshurica, also known as Manchurian Lime is a deciduous Tree belonging to the family Tiliaceae.

Overview of Tilia Mandshurica

• The Manchurian linden is a medium sized tree from the kind of Linden.
• The natural range of the species is in China, the Korean Peninsula and in eastern Russia.
• It is sometimes used for their wood or honey bees used.
• The Manchurian linden can grow up to 20-meter-high tree.
• It has a diameter at breast height of 0.5 to 0.7 meters rare.
• The bark is dark gray.
• Young shoots are gray-white tomentose with star hair covered, hairy buds tomentose.
• The leaves have a thick, 2 to 5 centimeters long.
• The blade is 8 to 10 inches long and 7 to 9 inches wide.
• The teeth are triangular.
• They are 1.5 to 5.0 millimeters in length.
• The flower spikes are 6 to 9 centimeters long.
• The stem has six to twelve and rarely to 20 flowers.
• The flower stem is hairy.
• The bracts are 5 to 9 inches long and 1.0 to 2.4 centimeters wide.
• The flower stalk is 4 to 6 mm long and hairy.
• The sepals are 5 millimeters long.
• The petals are 7-8 mm long.
• The stylus is 4 to 5 millimeters long and bare.
• The Manchurian linden flowers in July, the fruits ripen in September.

Scientific Classification of Tilia Mandshurica

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

Growing/Caring conditions for Tilia Mandshurica

• 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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