Green leaves through summer, yellow in autumn. Forms a dense, pyramidal tree with masses of pale-yellow, sweetly-scented flowers in summer that attract bees. The pliable branches can be trained along wires for pleaching. Also can be grown as a hedge. Tilia cordata (Small-leaved Lime, Little-leaf Linden) grows to 8m (H) x 4m (W) in 10 years.