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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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Small £15.00 each

Large £50.00 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

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

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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