Phenological phases

Little-leaf limetree (Tilia cordata Mill.)

Leaf appearance

Closed buds

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The defined stage of leaf appearance

The buds have flushed and the green of the new leaves are clearly visible.

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After the defined stages of leaf appearance

The new leaves are unfolded and the leaf blade is fully visible.

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Photos: Egbert Beuker / Eija Matikainen

Flowering in limetree


Photo: Teijo Nikkanen