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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

GINKGO biloba

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
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
Small £15.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Large £55.00 each

  • Deciduous - mid-green to yellow-green leaves to 12cm (5in) across.
  • Height - to 30m (100ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree - slow growing upright tree with furrowed, dull-grey bark. Male flowers are catkin-like, 8cm (3in) long and produced in clusters. Female flowers are round and produce plum-like, yellow-green fruit 3cm (1¼in) long in autumn.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Endangered in the wild - These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.
  • Medicinal properties - fruits are edible and source of various medicinal substances.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - southern China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading - - upright and columnar then wide spreading
to 30m (100ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)

Buy Varieties of GINKGO biloba

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
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

GINKGO biloba 'Menhir'

GINKGO biloba 'Menhir'  >

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
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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