SO3143 : Small leaf lime tree (Tilia cordata)

taken 9 years ago, near to Bredwardine, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Small leaf lime tree (Tilia cordata)
Small leaf lime tree (Tilia cordata)
The girth of this tree is extraordinary and I'll go back to measure it. Some people think such trees may have been planted a couple of thousand years ago. Shoots will sprout on the trunk near the ground and if they aren't eaten by animals they can naturally layer and create new trees. Hence 5 metre stretches of small leaf lime hedge can be seen in this countryside of many hedges. In spring look out for the specially bright green young leaves.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 March, 2009
Category
Tree   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 318 435 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.1758N 2:59.7874W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 317 435
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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