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

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

Overview of Tilia Tuan

• Tilia tuan is a China native.
• Tilia tuan can grow up to a height of 10 to 20 meters.
• The bark is gray.
• The bark of the branches is smooth or hairy.
• The stalked leaves are simple.
• The smooth or hairy petiole is 1 to 6 cm long.
• The small egg-shaped leaf blade is 6.5 to 17 centimeters long and 3.5 to 11 inches wide.
• The leaf base is asymmetrical and more or less heart-shaped.
• The flower stalk is 4 to 9 mm in size.
• The five hairy sepals are 4 to 6 mm in size.
• The five smooth petals are 6 to 8 millimeters in size.

Uses of Tilia:
• antispasmodic
• excipient
• antispasmodic
• antitussive
• scours
• antispasmodic
• anti colic liver
• liver congestion
• enterocolitis
• gastroenteritis
• hemorrhoids
• sedative
• 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 for Tilia Tuan

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

Growing/Caring conditions for Tilia Tuan

• 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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