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Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba - Maidenhair Tree

More About Ginkgo biloba

  • Upright, broad, spreading growth habit
  • Unique two-lobed fan-shaped leaves with almost parallel veins
  • Foliage emerges green in colour late in the spring
  • Leaves turn golden-yellow in the fall

Interesting Notes:

Ginkgo are the only surviving members of a group of ancient plants believed to have inhabited the earth up to 150 million years ago. It also has many medicinal qualities. 

 

 

Zone:

4

Height:

15-17 m

Spread:

11-12 m
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Maidenhair Tree Growing and Maintenance Tips

When the leaves drop, they drop rapidly, forming a golden carpet around the tree. Ginkgo have no serious insect or disease problems, making it a low maintenance plant.  


Ginkgo biloba Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Edible
Edible
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Oval
Spreading
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Golden
Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen
Roadside planting
Screening (privacy)

 Suitable Substitutions for Ginkgo biloba

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