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A hybrid, intermediate in features between its parents Tilia japonica and T. maximowicziana.
Habitat Limestone cliffs (etc)
USDA Hardiness Zone 5
RHS Hardiness Rating H6
A natural hybrid of Tilia japonica and T. maximowicziana, reported for example from a limestone cliff at Akka, Japan, by Shimizu in 1962 (Pigott 2012). It is scarcely known in cultivation. The Hanwell Hybrid (q.v.) ‘Nigel Muir’, which may soon gain a wider distribution, is an open-pollinated seedling from a cultivated tree, and is presumed to belong here.