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Ginkgo biloba 'Obelisk'

More About Ginkgo biloba 'Obelisk'

  • Upright, narrow 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

Zone:

4

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

80-100 cm
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Obelisk 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 'Obelisk' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Habit

Upright
Columnar

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen
Roadside planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Ginkgo biloba 'Obelisk'

Larix kaempferi 'Jacobsen's Pyramid'

Larix kaempferi 'Jacobsen's Pyramid'

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Ginkgo biloba Gold Spire ('Blagon')

Ginkgo biloba Gold Spire ('Blagon')

Gold Spire Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo biloba 'Barabit's Fastigiata'

Ginkgo biloba 'Barabit's Fastigiata'

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