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
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Mid-green to yellow-green leaves to 12cm (5in) across, tapered into the stalks and usually lobed at the tips
  • 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

GINKGO biloba

 
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Large £65.00 each 
  • 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
    The tree is a 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
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    Seeds toxic (People & Pets)
  • 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

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GINKGO biloba 'Autumn Gold'

GINKGO biloba 'Autumn Gold'

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 
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GINKGO biloba 'Menhir'

GINKGO biloba 'Menhir'

Duck's foot tree, Maidenhair tree

slender, pillar-like habit. Leaves are a grey-blue colour. Long lasting autumn colour

 
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£65.00  
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GINKGO biloba 'Princeton Sentry'

GINKGO biloba 'Princeton Sentry'

Duck's foot tree, Maidenhair tree

columnar form with blue-green leaves. Good autumn colour

 
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GINKGO biloba 'Saratoga'

GINKGO biloba 'Saratoga'

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

 
£35.00 each 
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