Tilia platyphyllos is a fast growing Broad-Leaved Lime tree which can grow up to 35 m tall. It has luscious foliage which gives the tree a healthy appearance all year round. This tree has a roughly grey fissured bark. The leaves are circular in shape and dark green. The leaves have a lime yellow autumn colour and tend to drop early in autumn. This tough tree is capable of tolerating urban conditions, yet it really is best suited to planting in the countryside. It will tolerate most soil types, including clay soils.