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'G' > GINKGO >


Commonly known as Maidenhair tree

Extinct in the wild but commonly cultivated and can be found in temple gardens.

Suitable for bonsai culture. Some have been kept for centuries.

Genus of one species of deciduous tree from southern China.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Conifer
  • Tree - slow growing
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - dioecious (plants are either male or female). Fruits, at maturity, emit a foul, noxious odour.
  • Medicinal properties - various claims, mainly inconclusive, for circulation and memory improvement.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - southern China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -

Buy Varieties of GINKGO

GINKGO biloba

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Commonly known as: Duck's foot tree, Maidenhair tree.
Fan-shaped leaves which turn a delightful clear yellow before falling. This tree is perfectly hardy but slow growing and dioecious
Small £15.00 each
Large £50.00 each

GINKGO biloba 'Autumn Gold'  AWARD

GINKGO biloba 'Autumn Gold'  >

Commonly known as: Duck's foot tree, Maidenhair tree.
Neat round crowned tree with soft green summer foliage which becomes brilliant golden yellow for a long period before falling
£35.00 each

GINKGO biloba 'Menhir'

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Commonly known as: Duck's foot tree, Maidenhair tree.
Slender, pillar-like habit. Leaves are a grey-blue colour. Long lasting autumn colour
£35.00 each

GINKGO biloba 'Saratoga'  AWARD

GINKGO biloba 'Saratoga'  >

Commonly known as: Duck's foot tree, Maidenhair tree.
Unique shaped leaves which are long and narrow with deep notches at the ends. The leaves are borne in a pendulous manner which makes this a graceful slow growing tree
£25.00 each

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