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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
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 12cm (5in) across.
  • Height
    15-20m (49-66ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
    Leaves pendulous giving a lacy effect. Graceful, slow-growing tree
  • 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 'Saratoga'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Male clone.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Saratoga Hort. Foundation, California, USA)
    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
    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 broadly spreading
15-20m (49-66ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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