Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: warm stratify for 90 days, cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Spring sowing of unstratified seed will produce germination the next spring
Introducing Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' - the Cut-leaved Lime or Cut-leaved Linden. This deciduous tree is native to Europe and can grow up to 30m in height. It is frequently planted as an ornamental tree in parks, or as a shade or lawn tree. The leaves are heart-shaped and dark green, with yellowish-white flowers in drooping clusters. The plant is hardy to zone 5 and is not frost tender, making it suitable for many regions. The cultivar Laciniata is a cut-leaved form, which produces seeds that may or may not resemble the mother tree. Aside from its aesthetic benefits, Tilia platyphyllos has medicinal properties and is commonly used in domestic remedies for various ailments. It is noted for attracting wildlife, making it a great addition to any garden. Plant it in moist soil with good drainage, and it can grow in semi-shade or no shade. Get your own Tilia platyphyllos 'Laciniata' today!